Where to stay

Lair of the Wolf of Badenoch

Photograph by Joanna Taylor

Forres and the surrounding area offers a wide range of accommodation, for all budgets and sizes of group. There are so many choices that we can not sit them all but the following websites provide details of availability and prices as well as of the accommodation itself, and make some suggestions of other things to do while in the area.

Forres   http://forresweb.net

Moray Speyside  http://www.morayspeyside.com

Visit Scotland  http://www.visitscotland.com/

Hint:  when using this website to search for accommodation in the area type “Forres” into the “OR” box just below the drop down menu on the site rather than search by region as this gives a better targeted list.

Further information is available on websites linked to places around Forres

Cairngorms   http://visitcairngorms.com/

Nairn   http://www.visitnairn.com/

Inverness  http://www.inverness-scotland.com/visit-inverness.php

Greater Speyside   http://www.greaterspeyside.com

Undiscovered Scotland –  Forres  http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/forres/forres/

When using this website you can also search on other towns such as Elgin, Nairn and Grantown on Spey.


For bands and other groups who are interested in “Sleeping Bag” type accommodation a number of village halls are available for hire in the area. For further details see http://www.morayvillagehalls.org.uk/hallhire.html

There is one Independent Hostel close by and more in the wider  http://www.hostel-scotland.co.uk/find-a-hostel.htm

MCLEANSCOTLAND have assisted pipe bands and visitors to Scotland with transport and accommodation for over ten years –  http://mcleanscotland.com/pipe-bands/