Surrounding Area

A Selection of what to see & do in & arround Cullen

Cullen is situated on the Moray Firth Coast in the North East of Scotland. It enjoys a rather

nice “micro climate” because of its position between the Deveron & Spey Rivers and it’s

sheltered by the Grampian Hills.

Cullen has several beautiful beaches. One direction takes you to the lovely sands and swimming areas alongside the Golf Course. In the other direction you can walk along the paths and rocks which takes you to another beautiful beach “Sunnyside”. Between this lies the Harbour of Cullen which has two smaller beaches with toilet facilities. There is also an excellent “Moray Cycling Route” that links the main towns of the Moray Coast giving fabulous views across the Moray Firth where you can spot Dolphins, Seals and the occasional Minky and Killer whales. On a clear day you can see right across to the hills of Wick and beyond. In winter time you can often see them covered in snow. There are numerous walks available from Cullen including the Crannoch Woods, Bin-Hill, Sunnyside Beach, Findlater Castle not to forget the Moray Coastal Trails Situated near Fochabers is the famous Moray Cycle Trails. Whether you are new to off-road biking or an expert rider looking for big thrills there are trails that are just right for you. Moray is the ancestral home of the distilling industry and the unique Malt Whisky Trail which links several leading distilleries where visitors can get an insight into the production of Scotland’s national drink. For those who enjoy Golf, there are approximately 10 Golf Courses within a 15 mile radius. The “Marine Aquarium” is situated in the traditional town of Macduff. Here you can explore and learn about some of the wonderful sea like. In nearby Banff lies Duff House- one of the grandest classical country houses to be built in early 18 th  century Scotland. It has excellent access & facilities for its visitors and you can enjoy a tour of the House and its Gardens followed by a visit to the shop and tea room. From Buckie you can take a boat trip aboard the “Gemini Explorer” and enjoy the famous Moray Firth Dolphins, wildlife and stunning coastal scenery. The Baxter’s Highland Village is also a good way to spend a few hours browsing through the variety of speciality shops stocked with a wide range of Baxter’s & Audrey Baxter’s range of food products, wines, whiskies, Clothing, cookware and gifts. A trip to Baxter’s would not be complete without a visit to their restaurant with the Scottish fayre and pancakes made fresh from the griddle.
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Coastal haven Cullen