1 The Clachan
Grant Road, Grantown-on-Spey
Morayshire, Scotland PH26 3JH
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Directions : When in Grantown-on-Spey.
Drive up Grantown High Street, once you arrive in ‘The Square’ you will see the war memorial. Turn here into Church Avenue and then left in front of Inverallan Church (red doors) and after only 30 metres left again into The Clachan. It is a narrow lane with 3 cottages. You will drive past 2 cottages and No 1 The Clachan is at the far end of the lane. There is plenty parking space at the cottage.
The town was founded in 1765 by the young clan chief, The ‘Good’ Sir James Grant of Grant who planned the new town to improve the life of his tenants. Castle Grant is a handsome building one mile north of the town and many other fine Georgian and Victorian dwellings, churches and houses grace The Square and the avenues.
Situated in the Cairngorm National Park and surrounded by the ancient Anagach Woods. Grantown the ‘Capital of Strathspey’ is in an area of spectacular beauty. The River Spey and Viewpoint can be reached by woodland trails a short walk from the cottage. The Cromdale Hills (Battlefield 1690), Cairngorm Mountain and railway are only a short drive away and where excellent winter sports facilities are based.
Here in the heart of Strathspey there is an abundance of wildlife and the opportunity to access many outdoor activities, hill walking, climbing, fishing (loch and river) and the challenging championship courses of the Spey Valley.
Many whisky distilleries, historic castles including Ballindalloch, Brodie, Cawdor Castle and the sealife of the Moray Firth are just within an hour’s drive of Grantown.