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Culbin Forest - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Unnamed Rd, Kintessack, Forres IV36 2TG, UK


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About Culbin Forest

Culbin Sands, Forest and Findhorn Bay is a huge area of coast and countryside and an SSSI in Moray, Scotland, stretching from just east of the town of Nairn eastwards to the village of Findhorn and its bay. All of the areas are very important for wildlife in general and are strongly protected by law. The Culbin Sands are known in Gaelic as Bar Inbhir Èireann.Popular with cyclists and horse-riders. It's rich wildlife includes roe deer, red squirrel, badgers, seals and pine martins and there is al

Attractions Near Culbin Forest

Brodie Castle
Brodie Castle4.03km from Culbin Forest

Brodie Castle is a well-preserved Z plan castle. Architecturally, the castle has a central keep with two 5-story towers on opposing corners. The interior of the castle is also well preserved, containing fine antique furniture, oriental artifacts, and painted ceilings, largely dating from the 17th–19th centuries.

Benromach Distillery
Benromach Distillery4.12km from Culbin Forest

Benromach is a traditional Speyside distillery owned by a family of whisky-lovers intent on making single malt the right way with true character. It is situated near Forres in Morayshire and is fed with spring water from the Chapelton Springs in the Romach Hills beside Forres. On your visit, you can see the mash tun, and the burnished copper stills, and witness their experienced distillers create the unique qualities of Benromach Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

The Forres Tolbooth
The Forres Tolbooth4.68km from Culbin Forest

The Tolbooth is a landmark building in Forres, jutting out into the street at its highest point and providing a focal point to the High Street. Built on the site of an earlier structure, the current building dates from 1838–39 and was built by William Robertson in the Scots Baronial style. It is a three-storey courthouse and jail with an imposing three-stage clock tower and belfry with a crowning cupola and weather vane.

Falconer Museum
Falconer Museum4.72km from Culbin Forest

The Falconer Museum is one of the oldest in the district. Situated in the heart of Forres High Street, the museum houses a wealth of treasures relating to Moray’s distant and more recent past. Permanent displays include social history, geology, natural history and archaeology. The Falconer Museum is named after two Forres born brothers, Hugh and Alexander Falconer.

Grant Park
Grant Park5.04km from Culbin Forest

A spectacular park located in the heart of Moray. There are places to rest in the park. In spring and summer the flowerbeds are very picturesque. In autumn the trees are spectacular but beware of fallen leaves on the paths, which can make them very slippy if wet. You can extend this walk by joining onto Cluny Hill paths.

Sueno's Stone
Sueno's Stone5.25km from Culbin Forest

Sueno's Stone is the largest and most spectacular of the many carved stones that have survived from the early medieval period in Scotland. It stands in a purpose built glass shelter on the north eastern edge of the town of Forres beside a disused spur of road near the roundabout between the B9011 and the A96. The stone was erected c. 850–950 but by whom and for what, is unknown.

Where is Culbin Forest

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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.