Step inside to see the medieval curtain wall – an imposing example of 13th century military architecture – as well as the Renaissance features of Atholl Lodging, which were added in the centuries after the castle’s initial construction.
Fun fact – in the 1300s the castle’s rent was one red rose per year!
Afterwards, shop for lovely, authentic souvenirs and enjoy a tasty lunch or decadent afternoon tea.
Open: all year Climb to the top of Cluny Hill in Forres and enjoy the views out across Moray Speyside from the top of Nelson’s Tower.
Read more about the animals that live in and around the Moray Firth in our wonderful wildlife of the Moray Firth blog.