About the area

Knockando Estate with a view of the river and the Famous Knockando Distillery.

The Estate is in the heart of Speyside, 2 miles for the village of Archiestown and 5 from Aberlour. The are is well served with a specialist delicatessen, butcher, old fashioned ironmongers, newsagent and Co-op supermarket. Deliveries are available from shops in Aberlour as well as supermarket chains online grocery services.

the County town of Elgin is twenty miles away with a cathedral, swimming pool, leisure centre, cinema, restaurants and shopping facilities including Johnston’s cashmere shop. Baxters and Brodie Countryfare are also near by.

30 miles to the south west is Aviemore, famous for its winter sports. Mountain-biking, walking and site seeing are also very popular activity in the beautiful Rothiemurchus Estate.

The name Knockando is perhaps best know for its association with malt whisky and the famous Knockando distillery. Cardhu, The Macallan and Tamdhu are also a near neighbours. Other distilleries nearby are Glenfiddich, Aberlour, Glenfarclas, Glen Grant, Glenmoray, Bendromach, Benrinnes, Daluaine, Glenallachie, Glenlivet, Glenmorangie and Strathisla.

Below are a collection of links to some of our favourite nearby locations.


Grantown On Spey Golf Course 01479 872079 Website
Moray Golf Club 01343 812018 Website
Castle Stuart Golf Links 01463 796111 Website
scottishgolfcourses.com 0141 3532222 Website

Distillery tours

Cardhu 01479 874635 Website
Macallan 01340 872280 Website
Aberlour 01340 881249 Website
Glenfarclas 01807 500345 Website

Days out

Knockando Wool Mill 01340 810345 Website
Logie Steading 01309 611378 Website
Moray Firth Dolphin watching 01381 600323 Website
Cairngorms National Park 01479 873535 Website