FAQ Getting to Forres and Parking

Getting to Forres

Q             How do I get to Forres?

A              For details of how to get to Forres and places to stop en-route see our website section on travelling to Forres.

Q             How do I get to Grant Park by Public Transport?

A            The bus stops are immediately adjacent to the East Entrance to Grant Park.   There will be a free shuttle bus from the station to Grant Park.

Q           Is there be a Taxi Rank?

A            This is situated at the entrance of the park but there are not always taxis available. Mundole Taxis  can be contacted on 01309 673168.


Q             Is there free parking in Forres?

A             There will be free parking for visitors to Piping At Forres in specially designated car parks and a free park and ride system to take you to Grant Park. There will be restrictions on parking elsewhere in Forres and we request visitors to the event to use these car parks.

There are different arrangements for competitors.  Competitors have a coach park adjacent to the South Street Entrance to the Park to which access is by pre-obtained pass only.  Details of how to apply for such a pass are available here.

Q            How far is the car park from the event?

A               The spectators’ parking is at the Horizon Enterprise Park, and a free regular bus service will be provided to take you to and from Grant Park.  Competitors have a coach park adjacent to the South Street Entrance to the Park. Disabled parking is in the same area.

Q           Can I park my camper van on the coach park?

A          If you are a competitor and you have a camper van pass you can park a camper van in the coach park BUT you are not allowed to use any of the facilities of the van and overnight parking will not be permitted in 2018. You must ensure you have a pass before you arrive. For details please see Competitors. 

If you are not a competitor you should park at Horizon Enterprise Park and use the free park and ride service. Please note overnight parking is not permitted.