Traveling to Forres by road

* ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE PER GOOGLE MAPS AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED ON.

ROAD DIRECTIONS TO FORRES, GRANT PARK, IV36 1DE  FROM THE SOUTH (PERTH)

THE HIGH ROAD  

A9, A96 (main roads only via Inverness and Nairn)    (133 miles, 3h10m*)

From the Inveralmond Roundabout, A9 North of Perth
–        A9 to Raigmore Interchange, Inverness, 108m
–        A96 (direction Nairn, Aberdeen) to Forres, 24.5m

 

THE  COAST ROAD

A90, A96 via Dundee, Forfar, Brechin, Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Huntly, Keith and Elgin      (158 miles, 3h50m*)                                                                            

NB: alternative route in case of any issues with the A9

–        A90 to Aberdeen (NB dual carriageway to A96,  83m
–        A96 to Forres, 75m

 

ALTERNATIVE INLAND ROUTE

A9, A939, A940 via Grantown on Spey and Dava (116 miles, 2h56m*)                                                                                    

From the Inveralmond Roundabout, A9 North of Perth
–        A9 to Aviemore (North), junction with A95, 81.2m
–        A95 to Grantown on Spey, 11.7m
–        A939 to Dava, 8.5m
–        A940 to Forres, 14.1m

 

THE VERY SCENIC ROUTE  

A93, B976, A939, A940 via Blairgowrie, Braemar, Tomintoul, Grantown on Spey, Dava      (123 miles – time: very variable!)    

NOTE: THIS ROUTE IS NOT POSSIBLE IN 2016 AS THE A939 WILL BE CLOSED FOR ROAD REPAIRS BETWEEN THE LECHT AND CORGARFF AND THERE IS NO LOCAL ALTERNATIVE ROUTE.                                      

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ROAD DIRECTIONS TO FORRES, GRANT PARK, IV36 1DE   FROM THE EAST (via ABERDEEN)

MAIN ROUTE

A96        (76 miles, 1h50m*)

From the A96-A90 roundabout, North of Aberdeen

A96 to Forres, 76 miles

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE

A944, A941, A96 via Alford, Dufftown, Rothes and Elgin

NB: on slower roads, but avoiding Huntly/Keith       (89 miles, 2h10 min*)                                                                               

       From the Westburn Road A90 junction West of Aberdeen
–        A944 to Alford, 31.3m
–        Alford to A97 junction, 7.3m
–        A97 to junction with B9002, 3.4m
–        B9002 to junction with A941, 5m
–        A941 to Dufftown, 11.8m
–        A941 to Rothes, 8.1m
–        A941 Rothes to Elgin A96, 10.4m
–        A96 to Forres, 11.6m

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ROAD DIRECTIONS TO FORRES, GRANT PARK, IV36 1DE  FROM THE NORTH (via INVERNESS)

MAIN ROUTE

A9, A96         (25.5 miles, 45 min*)

From the Kessock Bridge, A9, North of Inverness

–        A9 to Raigmore Interchange, Inverness  1m
–        A96 (direction Nairn, Aberdeen) to Forres, 24.5m

 

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE

A9, A96 via Culloden, Croy, Clephanton, Cawdor, Auldearn,      (27.4 miles, 50 min*)         NB: on slower roads, but avoiding Nairn;  an alternative route in case of any issues with the A96 between Inverness and Nairn

From the Kessock Bridge, A9, North of Inverness
–        A9 to Inshes Junction (left, off A9 Southbound), 2m
–        B9006 right, at lights, towards Culloden Battlefield, 3.2m
–        B9006 Culloden Battlefield to Croy, 4.9m
–        B9091 continue past Croy to Clephanton x-roads 1.5m
–        B9090 right at Clephanton over R Nairn to Cawdor 2.2m
–        B9090 Cawdor to Geddes, 2.3m
–        B9101 Geddes to  Auldearn (cross A939 after 2 mi), 3m
–        Right, up Auldearn High Street, to A96, 1 m
–        A96 to Forres, 7.3 m

 

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ROAD DIRECTIONS TO FORRES, GRANT PARK, IV36 1DE    FROM THE (SOUTH) WEST (via FORT WILLIAM)

GREAT GLEN ROUTE

A82, A96 via Drumnadrochit, Inverness and Nairn

90 miles, 2h00m*)

From Fort William Rail Station
–        A82 to Inverness, 65m
–        A9(S) to Raigmore Interchange with A96, 0.5m
–        A96 (direction Nairn, Aberdeen) to Forres, 24.5m

 

ALTERNATIVE VIA LAGGAN AND DAVA    

A82, A86 via Newtonmore, Kingussie, Grantown on Spey and Dava   (98 miles, 2h15m*)

–        A82 to Spean Bridge, 8.8m
–        A86 Spean Bridge to Newtonmore, 36.8m
–        A86 Newtonmore to Kingussie (A9N), 4.4m
–        A9(N) to Aviemore (North), junction with A95, 13.4m
–        A95 to Grantown on Spey, 11.7m
–        A939 to Dava, 8.5 m
–        A940 to Forres, 14.1 m

 

ALTERNATIVE VIA LAGGAN AND A9/A96  

A82, A86, A9, A95 via Newtonmore, Kingussie, Inverness and Nairn        (115 miles, 2h40m*)

–        A82 to Spean Bridge, 8.8 m
–        A86 Spean Bridge to Newtonmore,  36.8m
–        A86 Newtonmore to Kingussie (A9N), 4.4m
–        A9(N) to Raigmore Interchange, Inverness, 40m
–        A96 (direction Nairn, Aberdeen) to Forres, 24.5m

 

 

* ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE PER GOOGLE MAPS AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED ON.