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Fri, 16 June 2023 @ 10:30 - 13:30
A guided walk of this historic 18th-century planned town and Capital of Strathspey.
Discover Grantown-on-Spey, an 18th-century planned town and Capital of Strathspey. Local guide and resident John, will describe the origins of the town, buildings and history. Followed by a route along the old military road through Scots pine woodland to the famous River Spey and Old Spey Bridge. Recounting tales of past events and local characters, the walk will return by a different route to the High St and Square.
John Halliday is a local Scottish Tourist Guides Association Green Badge guide for the Northern Highlands. Local to Grantown, his family have lived in the area for centuries. He regularly leads walks in and around Grantown and has written three books on Strathspey placenames, myths and legends.