The Scottish Dolphin Centre

LOCATION

SPEY BAY, MORAY

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Our View

The centre, operated by Whale and Dolphin Conservation, lies at the mouth of the River Spey and is housed in a former salmon fishing station, built in 1768. There is a free exhibition about the Moray Firth dolphins and the wildlife of Spey Bay. Visitors can browse through a well-stocked gift shop and enjoy refreshments in the cosy tea room.

The Scottish Dolphin Centre
SPEY BAY, Fochabers, IV32 7PJ
Phone : 01343 820339

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Some rough paths
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Opening Times: Open Apr-Oct, daily 10.30-5

About The area

Discover Moray

The largely undiscovered Moray coast offers miles of red sandstone cliffs that spill down to fine sandy beaches split by dramatic rocky headlands, and a chain of small towns, sleepy villages and fishing ports. The gentle breezes and warm sunshine of lazy summer days give the place a restful, relaxing air, and the evenings are a magical time too, with this part of Scotland renowned for its superb sunsets.

Elgin, the commercial and administrative centre for Moray for over eight centuries, stands on a meandering loop of the River Lossie in a richly fertile agricultural district known as the Garden of Moray. Although the townscape has been reworked and rebuilt over the years, it retains a medieval street plan with narrow alleyways leading off the broad main street, a cobbled market place, and some fine old 18th and 19th century buildings. Elgin has long been a favoured tourist centre for exploring the north-west corner of Grampian and offers a host of attractions.

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