Lossiemouth has beautiful golden beaches and an array of eateries and bars.
In Moray there are many historic castles and places of interest, world class distilleries, forests for walking or mountain biking, and stunning coastal walks where seals and dolphins can be seen along the Moray Firth
Lossiemouth on the Moray Firth in the North East of Scotland is famous for its 2 beaches – East & West. A haven for tourists our beaches are not just for relaxing and having fun in the sea. Our beaches and river are bustling with surfers, paddleboarders and canoists from first thing in the morning to last thing at night.
Our beautiful Covesea Lighthouse is an iconic landmark and can be accessed from the west beach on foot or 5 minute drive in the car. Run by a local volunteer group they provide tours of the lighthouse and run a nearby RAF & Fleet Air Arm Heritage Centre which is full of interesting memorabilia and interesting facts.
Lossiemouth shares a beautiful coastline with many other outlying coastal villages in Moray and is part of the Moray Coastal Trail if you enjoy walking and always makes for a good day out.
Whisky & More
Lossiemouth is only 5 miles from Elgin which is home to Johnstons Cashmere, Glen Moray Distillery and Elgin Cathedral.
Moray is home to the Malt Whisky Trail and on a holiday in Moray a visit to some of the most famous distilleries is compulsory. Many of our distilleries have tours, visitor centres and cafes. Whether you visit a more traditional distillery such as Glenfiddich or the world acclaimed new distillery at Macallan you will enjoy learning more about the history of these world leading brands.
Our championship Old Course is a links golf course overlooking the west beach and enjoys many visiting golf parties from all corners of the UK. Moray has an abundance of links and inland courses to be played.
RAF Lossiemouth is Scotland’s only fast jet base and is also home to the larger Poseidon P-8A – a spotter’s paradise! Some of the best spots to see the jets are the West Beach, Covesea Lighthouse, Twenty Nineteen Coffee and Duffus Castle. For a close-up encounter, there are several points around the perimeter fence where it’s possible to get quite near to aircraft ground manoeuvres. A detailed map on https://www.spotterguide.net/planespotting/europe/united-kingdom/lossiemouth-raf-base-lmo-egqs/ will point you to the best spots.