Urquhart, a local historic village. Bus pick up service to local primary and secondary schools.
Lhanbryde: Has a variety of local shops including a chemist, licensed grocer and butcher. A primary school with secondary schools at Fochabers and Elgin.
Nairn: Offers a fine beach and town centre. It also hosts a series of festivals and events, including the Nairn Jazz Festival and the Nairn Highland Games.
Findhorn: Is another gem in the local area – an ecovillage which is home to a unique spiritual community and education centre. It has Best Practice designation from the United Nations, and offers a range of educational programmes in a spectacular setting.
Fochabers: Sports a spectacular collection of buildings and architectural features, including the village square with its ornate fountain and the impressive Gordon Chapel. You could also visit the famous Baxters Highland Village – complete with specialist whisky, cook and book shops.
Elgin: Home of the world famous Johnstons Of Elgin textile mill and gateway to beautiful Speyside