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Forres

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Forres is a town in north-east Scotland.

Get in[edit]

Forres is located on the A96 Intervess to Aberdeen road.

First ScotRail provide train services to Forres on the Inverness to Aberdeen line [1].

Get around[edit]

It's a small town, easily walkable on foot. The number 336 bus does a small loop of the town before heading out towards Findhorn and finally Elgin.

Sueno's Stone

See[edit]

  • Sueno's Stone - a huge standing stone slab with Pictish carvings.
  • Nelson's Tower - monument to the Admiral standing at the summit of Cluny Hill, Grant Park, and visible from virtually any location in the town. Boasts stunning views of the Moray Firth from the top. Open Seasonly.

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Sleep[edit]

  • The Old Kirk bed and breakfast, The Old Kirk, Dyke, by Forres (Leaving Forres heading towards Inverness, follow the signs for Dyke or Brodie Castle. The Old Kirk is opposite the farm at the Forres end of the village.), 01309 641414, [2]. checkin: 5pm; checkout: 10am. This traditional Scottish Kirk was built in 1856. The conversion is an imaginative blend of traditional materials and modern touches retaining the character without creating a gothic atmosphere. Guest lounge provides a place to rest, talk, read or play. With its stained-glass window and its open fire it really is a place to come back to and relax in the evening. The house is centrally heated and double glazed and all bedrooms have a television, a hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The rooms have the original stonework which still remains while arched windows extending from the floor catch the sunlight. Room 1: with twin beds and a private bathroom. Room 2: with a stunning carved four poster suite and ensuite shower room. Room 3: Spacious room with stunning windows, double bed and old pine furniture, ensuite shower. from £32 ppn per night. (57.6103,-3.6892) edit

Get out[edit]

  • Brodie Castle


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