The Southbank Guesthouse is located in the centre of Elgin,a large town in the Moray area with a shopping centre, museums, historical landmarks, restaurants and bars.
There is lots to see and do in Moray and in particular is a golfers paradise with many golf courses nearby ranging from links courses at Lossiemouth and Hopeman on the coast to an assortment of inland courses to provide a different challenge at every one.
Well worth a visit is Johnstons Woollen Mill - famous for its cashmere clothing and suppliers to leading fashion houses. As well as a tour you can browse through the season's range of knitwear and accessories, the home interiors store or the deli or enjoy lunch or afternoon tea in their restaurant.
There are numerous locally renowned beaches and woods nearby for exploring. If you enjoy walking there are numerous walks from forest trails, hill walks or coastal. One of the most popular walks is along the Speyside Way or one of the many Forestry Commission walks to suit all abilities. The Speyside Way and Forestry commission also have lots of cycle tracks.
Located near the River Spey and River Findhorn famous for salmon fishing, Moray has an abundance of harbours, beaches, rivers and lochs with a magnficent variety of fish. Whether you are a river, fly or sea angler below is a small example of facilities available.
You can't come to Moray and not visit one of our world famous distilleries. You can travel along the Malt Whisky Trail and visit the numerous distilleries and taste their world famous whisky range.
If you enjoy history then there is an abundance of castles, stately homes and cathedrals to visit. Elgin Cathedral is situated near the town centre and not far away you can visit Duffus Castle, Spynie Palace, Brodie Castle and Duff House. For more information visit Historic Scotland and The National Trust for Scotland.