Home About Us FIND US Activities Groups Host an Event Shop & Eat CONTACT US  
River Spey Click here to go to our Home page
River Spey

The River Spey forms the western boundary of Rothiemurchus, and its tributaries carve their way from the very heart of the mountains through the forest as it flows towards the sea.

The Spey is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation. It harbours internationally important populations of Atlantic Salmon and otter among other creatures; it is therefore both nationally and internationally significant. Its waters sustain life, social and economic well being, and evoke images of the clean and healthy environment.

In days gone by the River Spey served as the primary means of transporting many tonnes of pine logs. They travelled from Rothiemurchus and Glenmore to the sea at Garmouth and then to southern markets. Today it is often fished, photographed and even flooded, but never forgotten.

over 30 activities
Call us +44 (0) 1479 812345 Click to read our blog Go to our Facebook page Follow Rothiemurchus on Twitter Pininterest Instagram
Read about our weather
LEARN THE LAND CONSERVATION early history CHARITIES FRIENDS AN CAMAS MÒR Click to learn more about the Green Tourism scheme
educational visits deer FORESTRY PLAN gaelic heritage awards explorers intranet
visitors & Tourism farming MAINTENANCE TRUST the highland lady CONCORDAT walking CAMP & CARAVAN PARK
Environmental Resources river spey the access code kampeni linge & drumintoul LINKS PRIVACY POLICY © Rothiemurchus 2010