Destination guide

The secluded city of Grantown-on-Spey awaits you

The forests, parks and mountains display a scene truly unique to Grantown-on-Spey. This city's hiking, snowboarding and golfing draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Grantown-on-Spey

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Grantown-on-Spey a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Speyside Wildlife (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • CairnGorm Mountain (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Lecht Ski Resort (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Highland Wildlife Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grantown-on-Spey

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Grantown-on-Spey is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Loch Garten Osprey Centre (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Ben Rinnes (13.6 mi / 22 km)
  • Loch Morlich (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Craigellachie National Nature Reserve (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Rothiemurchus Estate Visitor Centre (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Cairngorms National Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Grantown-on-Spey

The nearest airport is in Inverness (INV), located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Grantown-on-Spey?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 253 holiday lettings around Grantown-on-Spey. From 52 houses to 162 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Grantown-on-Spey?

There's nothing as appealing as a countryside holiday. Think long wanders through natural scenery, quaint local pubs and the sound of crickets at night. We're ready. Are you? HomeAway has 63 countryside rental properties in this destination. Alternatively, you might prefer to try something else. HomeAway has a broad range of rental options to choose from, including:

  • 57 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 43 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 22 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Grantown-on-Spey?

Instead of going with a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent a whole house. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 138 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £83 a night. If that doesn't suit your crew's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Cottage: 82 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £74 per night.
  • Lodge: 26 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £98 per night.
  • Bungalow: 23 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £80 per night.

Can I stay in Grantown-on-Spey in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a break with the extended fam or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's always stacks of fun staying under the one roof! And the great news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. Why not take a look at the 36 house holiday rentals featured here? They're the leading option for large groups of travellers. In and around the area, the holiday rentals that can house large groups of guests include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 89 properties perfect for that size. Book a night for as little as £75.
  • Require a place for 8 guests? We have 49 that will be perfect. You can get one for as low as £100 a night.
  • Organising a trip away with 5 guests? We've got 20 properties for rent that will meet your needs. Prices start from £70 per night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you organise your Grantown-on-Spey travels through us!