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Hopeman East Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Hopeman East Beach, Hopeman, Elgin IV30 5RY, UK


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About Hopeman East Beach

Hopeman East Beach forms a vast sandy paradise along the north coast of Cornwall. The local osprey and crocodile populations are also ideal places for bird watching and swimming. The beach often gets large waves, making it a popular spot for surfers. It is also a popular destination for walkers, with a coastal path passing the beach.

Attractions Near Hopeman East Beach

Sculptor's Cave
Sculptor's Cave3.01km from Hopeman East Beach

Sculptor's Cave is located on a beach of the Moray Firth, near Covesea. Lying below the beachside cliffs, the cave is accessible via two separate passages. There is evidence that this cave was an important place of ritual practice in the past. Bronze Age artifacts and clay pottery have been found within the cave and more disturbingly, a large number of human remains, predominantly those of children.

Burghead Well
Burghead Well3.58km from Hopeman East Beach

Burghead Well stands in the north-eastern corner of what was once a great Pictish fort. Three huge ramparts and ditches cut off the headland heading into the Moray Firth. Behind them lay an inner fort, dating to about AD 500. Burghead may have served as a Pictish navy base, but it was destroyed by fire in the 800s.

Duffus Castle
Duffus Castle4.97km from Hopeman East Beach

Duffus Castle is a Norman motte and bailey castle augmented by a later stone keep. The original Norman motte and bailey fortress was composed of an impressive earthwork mound standing out from the low-lying Leigh of Moray, surrounded by a timber palisade. The castle was substantially rebuilt in the thirteenth century including construction of the large Keep seen today. Duffus was attacked on numerous occasions but remained in use until the eighteenth century.

Moray Golf Club
Moray Golf Club8.3km from Hopeman East Beach

Moray Golf Club is situated in Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland. The club has two eighteen-hole courses appropriately called the Old Course and the New Course. The club has played host to many championships, both amateur and professional. The old and new courses were designed by Old Tom Morris and Henry Cotton respectively.

Glen Moray Distillery
Glen Moray Distillery9.18km from Hopeman East Beach

Glen Moray distillery has been producing fine single malt since 1897. The locally malted barley and pure waters of the River Lossie combine to produce this delicate well-balanced whisky. The distillery has a visitor centre which offers tours and tastings year-round. Details can be found on the company website here: Distillery Tours. Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail is a tourism initiative featuring seven working Speyside distilleries including Glen Moray, a historic distillery and the Speyside Coope

East beach
East beach9.26km from Hopeman East Beach

This pebbly beach continues into sand when walking in a westward direction. Admire the pretty dunes and look out for birds and the famous resident Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins. It has traditionally been a popular location for surfers. There are also so many things to do here.

Where is Hopeman East Beach

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Moray is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland. It lies in the north-east of the country, with coastline on the Moray Firth, and borders the council areas of Aberdeenshire and Highland.