We recently won the Aberdeen & Grampian Northern Lights Award
for 2005 for the 'Visitor Experience" category and was Highly Commended
for Customer Care.
We sincerely thank all my guests who nominated me for the award with
their lovely comments about their stay at Milton of Grange Farmhouse.
Receive a warm welcome on this family farm. The front of the house looks
onto beautiful farmland, countryside and Forres.
Milton Of Grange Farmhouse Accommodation
We have 3 ensuite bedrooms in the farmhouse overlooking the countryside
to Findhorn Bay: The double room looks west to Findhorn Bay, Culbin Forest
and farmland. All rooms are ensuite and tastefully and comfortably furnished.
Each room has TV, hairdryer, radio alarm, magazines, tea/coffee making
facilities and central heating.
Wireless Internet access is available.
Close to Forres (only 1 mile from Forres) and Kinloss, the farm adjoins
Findhorn Nature Reserve, which is popular with bird watchers, while 3
miles away is the village of Findhorn with watersports, beaches and the
home of the Findhorn Foundation.
Winner of the Visitor Experience Award at the 2005 Northern Lights Tourism
Attractions and Activities
The location is an ideal base for golf, castle and whisky trails, forest
walks and dolphin spotting along the Moray Firth. There is a wealth of
beautiful scenery, historical sites, Pictish Stones and places of interest
to visit. Home baking may be on offer!
Milton of Grange Farmhouse is also ideally situated for day trips north,
west, east or south! We are just 2 minutes drive from Forres and 5 minutes
from Findhorn on the Moray coast.
Nearby towns and distance:
· RAF Kinloss: 2 miles
· Nairn: 10 miles
· Elgin: 10 miles
· Inverness: 26 miles
· Aviemore: 38 miles
· Aberdeen: 75 miles
Here is just a glimpse of what to see and do while in the area:
· This Royal Burgh, famous for its floral sculptures in Grant Park
(see photos), was winner of the 1999 Britain in Bloom competition.
· Local sports facilities include golf, swimming pool, tennis courts,
horse riding, squash, badminton, bowling, etc.
· The Forres Footpaths Trust has a useful booklet for walks in
· Frequent bus and train services (Forres is on the Inverness -
· Good selection of restaurants for evening meals.
· Nelson's Tower - standing prominently on Cluny Hill - offers
spectacular views of the area.
· Just as impressive is Sueno's Stone - a 9th century Pictish stone
which stands some 23 feet high and is intricately carved with battle scenes.
· The Falconer Museum has exhibits on the natural history and geology
of the area.
· This lovely village with traditional cottages and sandy beach
is just 4 miles from Forres.
· It is home to the Findhorn Foundation which includes a community
shop (organic foodstuffs, crafts, spiritual books, etc.) and ecological
houses. Guided tours of the centre and gardens are available.
· Findhorn has its own Yacht Club (see photo), tennis courts and
bowling green where visitors are welcome.
· Our farm adjoins the Findhorn Nature Reserve which is popular
· Another peaceful spot is the Culbin Forest (forest trails) and
Brodie Castle, 4.5 miles west of Forres, is open to the public throughout
the tourist season. With a famous daffodil collection, the magnificent
grounds (open all year for free) include a lake, picnic area and ancient
carved Pictish stone.
Two other splendidly furnished castles to visit nearby are Ballindalloch
(towards Grantown-on-Spey) and Cawdor (near Inverness). Ruined castles
include Duffus (near Elgin) and Urquhart (by Loch Ness).
Benromach Distillery on the outskirts of Forres is the smallest
working distillery in Speyside. A wide range of single malts and gifts
are available at the Malt Whisky Centre (open October to April).
Continue on the Whisky Trail at Dallas Dhu just 2 miles from Forres and
get a free 'dram'. Other distilleries to visit include Cardhu, Glen Grant,
Glenfarclas and Glenfiddich to name but a few. The Speyside Whisky Festival
takes place every year in May and in September.
Getting there from the Information Centre:
From Forres Tourist Information Centre go east along High Street, then
take Victoria Road to the roundabout. At East End take the B9011 to Kinloss/Findhorn/Burghead.
Then take the first left at the Bed and Breakfast sign. Come along this
road for 400 metres to the farmhouse.
Getting There by Railway:
Travel east along Forres by-pass to the roundabout. Take the B9011 to
Kinloss/Findhorn/Burghead and then take the first left at the Bed and
Breakfast sign. Carry on down this road to the farmhouse, 400 metres.
Getting there by Aeroplane:
From Aberdeen airport follow the A96 to West Forres,
via Inveruie, Huntly, Keith, Fochabers, Elgin and Forres. Take the B9011
to Kinloss/Findhorn/Burghead at the roundabout on the Forres by-pass.
Then take the first left at the Bed and Breakfast sign.
From Inverness airport follow the A96 east to Forres
via Nairn. At the roundabout at the east end of Forres by-pass take the
B9011 to Kinloss. Then take the first left at the Bed and Breakfast sign.
(Carry on down this road to the farmhouse, 400 metres).
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