Cheap Hotels in Forres
Set in an Edwardian mansion, the 4-star Ramnee Hotel features leafy gardens and a traditional restaurant. The hotel is situated just outside Forres centre, adjacent to Grant Park. The bright bedrooms at Ramnee are individually decorated, and some offer scenic views towards Findhorn Bay. All rooms feature free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries. The elegant restaurant serves classic British cuisine, using fine Scottish produce. Hearty cooked breakfasts are available daily, and the bar offers a range of real ales and over 50 malt whiskies. Surrounded by beautiful Morayshire countryside, the family-run Ramnee Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Findhorn Beach. Free parking is available, and Inverness Airport is a 30-minute drive away.
Nestling in the bank of Cluny Hill, this small, family-run Victorian hotel offers award-winning food and overlooks the beautiful village of Forres, between Aberdeen and Inverness. Built in 1865 and extended in 1910, Cluny Bank is a listed building at Historic Scotland. Carefully maintained, it was a private home for many years and was only recently converted into a hotel. Today the hotel offers a unique blend of modern amenities and many of its fine original features. Forres is located on the A96, within easy reach of both the Whisky and Castle trail. As the Forres Golf Course is just around the corner, Cluny Bank Hotel is also ideally situated for golfers. Cluny Bank is home to the award-winning Franklin's restaurant, which specialises in local produce.
This Award Winning Country House Hotel Built, in 1821, is near Inverness and Loch Ness, boasts free Wi-Fi, free Parking, over 100 Whiskeys and is near 18 Golf Courses. Set in Four acres of gardens this Family-run, award winning Country Hotel was built in 1821 and is located south of Forres on the A940, just forty minutes from Inverness Airport. Knockomie Hotel is amongst a new generation of romantic, luxury Scottish Highland Hotels, providing friendly, honest and unstuffy service. Situated four miles from the Moray coast and the world famous village of Findhorn, Knockomie is perfectly placed in intimate surroundings for a relaxing and special break. For a truly luxurious Scottish experience relax and enjoy the sanctuary of the 15 individually styled and furnished bedrooms. Some feature patio doors leading out into the garden, while others offer traditional tartan fabrics and scandanavian theme or even a taste of the orient. Many rooms boast views towards Forres, the gardens or the quiet wooded area at found to the rear of the hotel, however all rooms offer the same quality finish and comforting features to make your stay a peaceful one. Only the best of Local Highland produce is used in the hotels well renowned Restaurant, “The Grill Room”. The menu celebrates everything Scottish and offers special menus to compliment the changing seasons. Dining is complemented by the extensive wines on offer in the restaurant, where you are sure to find the perfect accompaniment to any meal. If you like to relax with a drink after your evening meal “The Malt Library” offers over 100 Whiskys that pay testament to the superb range and quality of the region’s distillery. The bar also offers an excellent choice of beers, wines and spirits, as well as teas and coffees to suite any taste. A wealth of activities await guests in the local area, including the scenic River Nairl, the Cairngorm National Park, the mysterious Loch Ness and many Castles and Forts.
Hotels in Forres
Set in north Scotland, Forres has all the charm of a rural town with interesting places to visit on the doorstep.
If you'd like to experience the beautiful countryside in the area, get out along the River Findhorn or explore the ancient woods of the Cluny and Sanquhar Hills, both steeped in history and legend.
One of the most intriguing landmarks in the town has to be Sueno's Stone. This ancient obelisk towers over 20-feet tall and was set in the ground to pay homage to a battle fought there centuries ago.
Brodie Castle is another great historic sight. Originally built in the 16th century, most of the old fortification was destroyed in a fire and rebuilt in the 19th century. Today, this grand old building still has the original tower in place.
If history is your thing, you might also be interested in visiting The Falconer Museum, celebrating the life of geologist Hugh Falconer, a contemporary of Charles Darwin.
But a trip to the north of Scotland wouldn't be complete without visiting a distillery. Dallas Dhu Whisky Distillery is no longer in operation, but you can have a wander round and see how they used to do things, or go to Benromach distillery to see a working example and have a wee dram.
Hotels and restaurants
Finding the perfect Forres hotel is easy; there are so many lovely options in and around the town. Popular places include Knockomie Hotel, the Cluny Bank Hotel and Ramnee Hotel.
When planning a night out, make sure to try some of the restaurants in Forres too. Franklin's Restaurant at Cluny Bank is a great place to sample some traditional Scottish cuisine, Mosset Tavern is popular for seafood, and Spice of Bengal is a favourite Indian restaurant with locals and tourists.
But wherever you choose to go during your time in Forres, make sure to explore as much of the town as you can to fully immerse yourself in this beautiful place.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Forres
What are the best hotels to stay in Forres?Cluny Bank Hotel, Ramnee Hotel and Knockomie Hotel are some of the popular hotels in Forres.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Forres?The cheapest price for a double room in Forres is £137, offered by Ramnee Hotel.
What hotels are in the central Forres neighborhood?The best hotels near the center of Forres are Cluny Bank Hotel, Ramnee Hotel and Knockomie Hotel.
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