Camp and Drink on the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail

If you have a fondness for a wee dram, and love camping too, then a camping and hiking holiday to the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail could be a wonderful holiday idea for you. On this attractive trail, you can make your way to some famous malt whisky distilleries, and stay at one or more of the campsites that are to be found in this part of Scotland.

Speyside is home to the world's largest concentration of Scotch Whisky distilleries. On this trail you can visit nine different locations, each of which offers a guided tour which will allow you to learn more about the tipple that is made there, and to gain some insight into the fascinating world of Scottish whisky – Scotland's national drink – and the people who make and have made it.

Discover Benromach, Dallas Dhu and Glen Moray and stay at one of the wonderful campsites in the Forres/ Elgin area such as Findhorn Sands, East Grange Wigwams and Camping, or North Alves Holiday Park.

Next, head southwards to discover the Glen Grant distillery in Rothes, and then venture eastwards to the Strathisla Distillery and down to Dufftown to the Glenfiddich Distillery. Take in nearby Speyside Cooperage before staying at the Speyside By Craigellachie Camping and Caravanning Club site.

Next, head southwards to take in two more highlights, the distilleries of Cardhu and Glenlivet. Stay at a campsite in the northern reaches of the Cairngorms National Park, at Grantown-on-Spey, perhaps, or the Lazy Duck by Nethy Bridge.

In addition to the distilleries mentioned above, there are plenty of other things to see and do in this delightful area, so you could easily spend a week or more exploring and enjoying the natural attractions, as well as enjoying a few drinks.

If you are looking for inspiration for your next camping adventure – Speyside could be the perfect destination for you – especially if you enjoy a wee dram of Scotch whisky. So, consider exploring the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail on your next camping holiday. This is just one of the wonderful and exciting itineraries in Scotland that you could consider for your next tent camping, motorhoming or caravanning holiday – just remember not to drink and drive!