Rhynagarrie Mill, Moray

Local Area: Speyside and beyond

Archiestown is a mile away with a well-appointed hotel, Post Office and local shop. Aberlour is some five miles away and has excellent shopping including the Speyside Larder, a specialist delicatessen, butcher, old fashioned ironmongers, newsagent and Co-op supermarket. Deliveries are available from shops in Aberlour as well as supermarket chains online grocery services.

Elgin is some fifteen miles away with a cathedral, swimming pool, leisure centre, cinema, restaurants and shopping facilities including Johnston’s cashmere shop. Other nearby retail therapy includes Baxters and Brodie Countryfare.

About 30 miles to the south west is Aviemore the centre of Scotland’s winter sports and ski lifts, the newly opened funicular railway and extensive hill walking opportunities.

Both Aberdeen and Inverness are around an hour’s drive away and contain international airports.

The Mill is about 16 miles from Moray Firth with its sandy beaches, picturesque harbours, rugged coastline and the chance to see the famed Moray Dolphins.

There is much to do and see in the area from stately homes including Ballindalloch Castle, Cawdor Castle and Brodie Castle. Several National Trust for Scotland properties are close by including Fyvie Castle, Leith House and Haddo House, to name just a few.

The Whisky Trail runs near the Mill which is just 2 miles away from Cardhu – home of Johnnie Walker and The Macallan. Other distilleries nearby are Glenfiddich, Aberlour, Glenfarclas, Glen Grant, Glenmoray, Bendromach, Benrinnes, Daluaine, Glenallachie, Glenlivet, Glenmorangie and Strathisla.

There are over 20 Golf Courses within easy reach with the courses at Ballindalloch and Rothes the nearest. There are excellent trails for walking or cycling including the 60 mile Speyside Way as well as extensive hill walking opportunities.


Grantown On Spey Golf Course 01479 872079 Website
Moray Golf Club 01343 812018 Website
Castle Stuart Golf Links 01463 796111 Website
scottishgolfcourses.com 0141 3532222 Website


Wester Elchies 0796 7970704 Website
Ballindalloch Castle 01807 500205 Website
Gordon Castle 01343 820244 Website
Spey Ghillie 07967 970704 Website
Spey Fishery Board 01340 810841 Website
Fish Pal 01573 47061 Website


Rothes Forest Estate   07825 671887

Distillery tours

Cardhu 01479 874635 Website
Macallan 01340 872280 Website
Aberlour 01340 881249 Website
Glenfarclas 01807 500345 Website

Days out

Knockando Wool Mill 01340 810395 Website
Logie Steading 01309 611378 Website
Moray Firth Dolphin watching 01381 600323 Website
Cairngorms National Park 01479 873535 Website


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