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Nairn circular

Scottish whisky and dramatic nature.

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Nairn circular
  • United Kingdom, Europe
  • 202 km
  • 3:21 hr

Listed as one of the most scenic drives of the United Kingdom, this road trip includes the variety of Cairngorms National Park, castles and traditional whisky distilleries.

Besides the amazing Caledonian forest and high mountain summits, the Cairngorm National Park is home to the Scottish Wildcat, Red Squirrel, Golden Eagle and Cairngorm Reindeer. Take in the magical Scottish landscapes and experience how, as the weather changes, the dramatic surroundings transform accordingly. Speyside is undoubtedly the epicenter of the whiskey universe in Scotland. Some distilleries use water from the river in their creation of traditional Scottish malt, so if interested this would be the place to have a taste! When arriving back in Nairn, you can rest on its famous beach and enjoy the seafood in one of the numerous restaurants the city has to offer.

Please note: If you visit a distillery consider an overnight stay. Don’t drink and drive!

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