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Rothes Town Information

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View over Rothes from Castle ruins - Photo © Anne Burgess
View over Rothes from Castle ruins
Photo: Anne Burgess CCL

This small town lying on the River Spey in Moray has no less than FIVE whisky distilleries – Glen Grant, Speyburn, Glenrothes, Flen Spey and Capperdonich.

The town itself dates back to the 19th century but it has thee remains of a medieval castle built by Peter de Pollok in about 1200. Edward I stayed here. Distilling began with Glen Grant 1840.