Blervie House in Scotland – An A-Z Guide of Great Things To Do and See

Blervie House in Scotland rear view

Here at Blervie House in Scotland, we place an A-Z Guide of Things To Do in every bedroom. Because there is such a choice of activities to do in this part of Scotland it is really hard to plan. To help you make the most of your stay and plan I have listed them all with links below.

If you are not sure where to start with your holiday planning? Just started thinking about visiting Scotland? Not sure where to base yourself for a versatile holiday with lots of new experiences or even just the option to do nothing at all.Culloden Battlefield

Well if you are staying with us at Blervie House in Scotland you might find the following A-Z Guide of Things To Do the answer.

Few areas of Scotland offer such a wide and interesting range of attractions and historical interests as Moray and the North-Eastern coast of Scotland. Some of the following attractions are a little further afield but most can be reached in under an hours drive.

So in alphabetical order have a look through and check out some of the activities that you might want to put on your must-do listing:


  • A for Adventure and Auroras   –  Find out more about White Water Rafting and Auroras here
  • B for Battlefields, Beaches, Black Isle, Books and Bridges – With such a choice a visit to Culloden Battlefield and a trip to a beach should be on your list – you just have to decide which one!
  • C is for Cairns, Cairngorms, Castles and Cycles – find out more
  • D for Distilleries, Dolphins and  Driving Routes – not just whisky, we produce Gin too, don’t miss the Moray Firth Dolphins 
  • E is for Elgin – our closest city and unmissable Elgin CathedralElgin Cathedral ruins
  • F for Festivals – Scotland excels at Festivals such as the Military Tattoo with have our own special Festivals too
  • G for Golf – Home of Golf and the reason for many people’s visit
  • H for Harbours, Highland Games, Hilltreks and Horse Riding – where will you visit
  • I for Icehouses – the original refrigeration units are worth the visit
  • J is for Johnstons of Elgin and Just not to be Missed
  • K for Knockando – a fascinating historic working woollen mill
  • L is for lunch  – so much choice or you could just make that Logie Steading or Loch Ness
  • M for Military Roads and Museums – to view and explore
  • N is for Loch Ness – with Nessie things to doUrquhart Castle on Loch Ness
  • O is for Outlander – and 11 Outlander related activities
  • P is for the Picts – with lots of evidence of Pictish activity find out more here
  • Q is for the Queen – find out more about the Queen and the Royal Family in Scotland
  • R is for Reindeer, Riding and Rocks – a funny combination but you can see both here and find out more about riding here
  • S is for Seals, Speyside and the inevitable Social Distancing – but it is easy to enjoy all of that here in Moray SpeysideRib going out Dolphin Spotting
  • S is also for Shopping – a very important part of being away from home – find out where you can shop here
  • S is also for Skiing, the Snow Roads and Steam Railways – who knew there was all this to do in Scotland
  • T stands for The Malt Whisky Trail and doing some touring – you are in Scotland it has to be done
  • U is for Urquhart Castle – on the shores of Loch Ness this Castle is well worth the trip
  • V is for Visitor Centres – as a tourist destination Scotland has some great visitor centres – here are 5 of the best
  • W brings us to Walkers and Whales  – would you visit any of these activities
  • W also stands for Whisky and Water and you can find out more here
  • X is for Aircraft Technology – find out more on this page
  • Y is for Why Not Come Again there is so much to do you might have missed something out
  • Z is for Zoos – another link as to what to expect to see in terms of Wildlife at both the Wildlife Park and on Blervie House Estate

Of course, many people have their own plans and their own activity ideas I have not even mentioned. Likewise, many people on holiday are here to relax and like to plan every day depending upon the way they feel or what the weather is doing. Equally so many people like personal advice on what to do and we are always happy to find time to advise people.

Here at Blervie we also like to recommend activities, walks and ideas that we have done ourselves so we can speak from experience.  If you are not sure or need help please just let us know – we are here to help.


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