There are numerous activities and places of interest within easy reach. The Moray coast is renowned for its fine beaches and its sea life, particularly the bottle nosed dolphins and colonies of seals that are regularly spotted close to shore. There is also an excellent boat trip to see the dolphins close to hand. The surrounding area is also steeped in history. Historic stone circles, fairy tale castles and ancient Pictish standing stones are all located close by. Visit the Moray Firth Wildlife Centre situated at Spey Bay, where the mighty river Spey reaches the sea. Seals, dolphins, whales and otters are all regularly seen, together with numerous sea birds, including ospreys. The crystal clear rivers in this part of the Highlands ensured the development of the whisky trade and there are many famous distilleries to visit along the nearby "Whiskey Trail". Golf, fishing, cycling, sailing, canoeing, surfing, bird watching and horse riding are all available locally, and with easy access down to the sea , canoes and kayaks can be carried down from the property and launched into the sea.