Grantown Museum

The Cairngorms

A small museum that chronicles the history of the town and its relationship to Clan Grant; also houses a tourist information point.

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6.98 MILES

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3. Glenfarclas Distillery

12.68 MILES

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4. Strathspey Steam Railway

13.05 MILES

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5. Knockando Woolmill

13.11 MILES

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6. Craigellachie Nature Reserve

13.38 MILES

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7. Rothiemurchus Centre

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8. Cairngorm Mountain Railway

13.97 MILES

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