Fochabers

Fochabers (Scottish Gaelic; Fachabair or fothabair) is a village in the old parish of Bellie in Morayshire not far from the cathedral city of Elgin. Located on the east bank of the river Spey, the village has a population of around 2000 and has a rich musical and cultural history.
Every year at the beginning of August, music lovers from all over gather for the world famous Speyfest, a week long folk music extavaganza. http://www.speyfest.com/
Fochabers is also home to Baxters, the well known family run food manufacturers. Well worth a visit!

In the village you will find a Co-op, a Scot Mid, both well stocked for your groceries, a family run chemist shop, several excellent bars and restaurants including a carry out Chinese and a very popular Fish and Chip shop, a great family run butchers shop, all a ten minute stroll from the park.

 
Also well worth a visit is Chrities Garden Centre for all you gardening enthusiasts. The Garden Centre also has a super restaurant. For more information on the Centre, use this link: http://www.christiesoffochabers.com/
There are several designated walks and cycle tracks in the vicinity,  including the Speyside Way.
The surrounding area contains some of the most stunning scenery in Britain.
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