There are several cycling routes in the area – up to date information of available routes.
There are many walks through some beautiful scenery for all levels of walkers from moderate walks to long distance routes. A list of available walks.
Scotland is very much the home of golf and the Speyside area itself boasts at least two dozen courses. Course details and further information.
There are various climbing activities to take part in – hill climbing, ice climbing, rock climbing – more information
There is skiing (seasonal) available at centres in the North of Scotland. Full details of Ski Centres
The River Spey is the most productive Salmon river in the United Kingdom. Further fishing information
There are many beautiful walks to take through the Cairngorms National Park.
Cairngorm Mountains for the more adventurous holidaymaker, the Cairngorm Mountains offers many excellent activities such as snow boarding, skiing and mountaineering.
Muckrach Castle is ideally located to take advantage of many activities. During the summer months there are often local Highland Games taking place which are a must for an enjoyable day to remember.
The Glenmore Visitor Centre is located close to Loch Morlich. There is a shop, café and many activities take part in.
Grantown Museum tells the story of the founding of this planned town.
Take a stroll through the picturesque wood area where you find beautiful satyr tragopans, fiecesome Scottish wildcats and majestic Euraisian eagle owls, a great family day out with lots of animals to see, a trip to remember - visit website for more information.
The Glenlivet Distillery – visit this special place and experience the essence of Glenlivet.
There are many activities to take part in at Rothiemurchus Estate – pony trekking, sled dog tours and gorge walking to name but a few.
There are several restaurants within close proximity to Muckrach Castle. Including the Muckrach Country House Hotel, a Victorian Shooting Lodge with Coffee Shop, Restaurant, Bar & Terrace. Open from Breakfast through to Dinner 7 days a week, with menus created by passionate Chefs using the best ingredients from Scotland's larder. The Bar is stocked with more than 70 whiskies, 30 gins, local beers and a great wine & champagne collection www.muckrach.com
There are also several lovely coffee shops, family restaurants and bars available in Grantown-on-Spey (approximately 3 miles from Muckrach Castle).