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Grantown-on-Spey

4.5
Forests · Water Sports · Specialty Museums

Popular things to do in Grantown-on-Spey

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Forest
Anagach Woods
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Bookmark Bookshop
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Golf Course
Grantown Golf Course
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Specialty Museum
Grantown East: Highland Heritage & Cultural Centre
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Grantown-on-Spey is a town in the Highland Council Area, historically within the county of Moray. It was founded in 1765 as a planned settlement on a low plateau at Freuchie beside the river Spey at the northern edge of the Cairngorm mountains, about 20 miles south east of Inverness .Originally called simply Grantown after Sir James Grant, on Spey was added by the burgh council in 1898.The population in 2001 was 2,166.The town is twinned with Notre-Dame-de-Monts in the Vendée, Pays-de-la-Loire, France, and Grant Town, West Virginia in the United States.Since 2011, Grantown-on-Spey has been home to Shinty club Strathspey Camanachd.Visitor Information Map There is a small museum located in Burnfield Avenue near one of the town's three free car-parks. Plan how to spend your time in Grantown-on-Spey and other destinations in United Kingdom using our United Kingdom trip itinerary planning website.

Side trips from Grantown-on-Spey

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Theme Park
Landmark Forest Adventure Park Carrbridge
4.5
Duration: 8 hours
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Ski Area
Cairngorm Mountain Aviemore
4.2
Duration: 8 hours
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Water Body
Loch an Eilein Aviemore
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Park
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park Kingussie
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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