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Things to do in Lossiemouth: Your ultimate area guide

Lossiemouth, a picturesque coastal town in the Moray region of Scotland, is a treasure trove of activities and attractions. Whether you're a nature lover, a history enthusiast or looking for fun family activities, Lossiemouth has something for everyone. Let's explore the best things to do in this charming town and its surroundings.

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Enjoy the beautiful beaches

The area around Lossiemouth is filled with beautiful beaches for you and your family to enjoy during your visit.

East Beach

East Beach is famous for its long stretch of golden sand and impressive dunes, making it perfect for sunbathing, swimming and beachcombing. Take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline and enjoy the stunning views.

West Beach

West Beach offers a more tranquil experience with breathtaking views, ideal for peaceful walks and picnics. This beach is perfect for photography and enjoying the natural beauty of the coastline.

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Explore scenic hiking trails

If you love walking, hiking and getting out in nature then Lossiemouth has plenty to offer you from costal strolls to exploring Scotland’s forests.

Coastal trails

Popular coastal trails offer magnificent sea views and opportunities to spot local wildlife. For hiking options, check out our guide: Best Hiking Trails in Lossiemouth.

Forest walks

Explore the nearby forests to enjoy the serene environment and diverse flora and fauna.
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Play golf at renowned courses

Scotland is known for it’s excellent golf courses. So if you plan on heading to a golf course on your holiday, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s one nearby.

Moray Golf Club

The Moray Golf Club features two renowned 18-hole courses that are both challenging and scenic. Enjoy playing golf with stunning views of the Moray coastline. Learn more about the top golf courses in Scotland here.

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Discover historical and cultural attractions

The area is filled with history and a rich industrial past for you to enjoy during your visit. Here are some of our favourite spots to visit around Lossiemouth to head to on your holiday.

Lossiemouth fisheries and community museum

Explore Lossiemouth's rich maritime history through fascinating exhibits and displays. And learn about the local fishing community and its traditions.

Covesea Lighthouse

Climb to the top of Covesea Lighthouse for panoramic views of the Moray Firth and learn about its history. Discover the importance of this iconic lighthouse.

Spynie Palace

Visit the impressive ruins of Spynie Palace, the former residence of the bishops of Moray. Explore the architectural details and learn about the history of this significant site.

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Family-friendly activities


This aviation and science museum offers interactive exhibits that are perfect for a fun and educational family day out. See a variety of aircraft up close and learn about their history and technology.

Hopeman East Beach

A short drive from Lossiemouth, Hopeman East Beach is ideal for fossil hunting and rock pooling, making it a hit with children.

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Shop local

Browse through charming shops and local markets to find unique souvenirs, local crafts, and fresh produce.

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Experience local events and festivals

There are plenty of local events and activities throughout the year. Here’s a round up of some of the events you can enjoy during your stay.

Lossiemouth Seafest

This annual event celebrates Lossiemouth's marine heritage with food stalls, live music, and entertainment for all ages. Experience the vibrant community spirit and enjoy activities for the whole family.

Moray walking & outdoor festival

Take part in guided walks, talks, and outdoor activities across the Moray region, catering to all ages and fitness levels.

Plan your stay with Park Holidays

Make your visit even better by staying at one of our holiday parks in Lossiemouth. Enjoy comfortable accommodation, excellent facilities, and easy access to all that Lossiemouth has to offer. Book your holiday today and start exploring the beautiful Moray region.

You'll be sure to have a memorable and enjoyable experience in Lossiemouth. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors, delving into history or enjoying local events, there's something for everyone in this charming coastal town.


Q: Is Lossiemouth worth visiting?

A: Absolutely! Lossiemouth is known for its stunning beaches, rich history and vibrant community. You can enjoy beautiful sandy shores, explore historical attractions and take part in a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking and golf. The town also offers excellent dining options and family-friendly activities.

Q: Is Lossiemouth still an RAF base?

A: Yes, RAF Lossiemouth is still an active RAF base. It plays a crucial role in the UK's air defence and is one of the main operating bases for the RAF. The base is home to several squadrons and regularly hosts military aircraft and personnel. Its presence is a significant part of the community and contributes to the town's unique character.

Q: Why is Lossiemouth famous?

A: Lossiemouth is famous for its beautiful beaches, rich history, and strong connection to the Royal Air Force (RAF). Lossiemouth is home to one of the UK's main RAF bases, which contributes significantly to the town.

Q: Does Lossiemouth have a town centre?

A: Yes, Lossiemouth has a charming town centre that offers a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, and essential services. The town centre is a great place to explore local businesses, enjoy a meal, or simply take a stroll.


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Holidays in Lossiemouth

Find your perfect Lossiemouth holiday at our Lossiemouth or Silver Sands holiday parks, or venture a little further along the Moray coast to Burghead. Wherever you choose, you'll be ideally located to explore this magnificent area.

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