How to get here
Willowbarn is 2.5 miles south of Forres.
By road from Forres: From the clock tower (Tolbooth) in the centre of Forres take the B9010 to Rafford; you will come to a roundabout at the end of Tolbooth Street. Go straight ahead along St Leonards Road where you will pass Forres Golf Club on the left. Continue along this road out towards Rafford village, which is approximately 2.5miles. As you approach Rafford village turn right at the sign for Dallas Dhu distillery. Follow this road until you come to a house on the left situated in a large garden with 2 ponds. Turn left into the drive and you will have arrived at Willowbarn.
By road from Grantown-on-Spey: continue along the Grantown to Forres road. Approximately 2 miles before Forres turn right at sign for Rafford(Dallas Dhu Distillery). Pass the Distillery on left and continue along this road . You will notice the road snakes right then left. Continue along this road until you come to railway bridge. The entrance to Willowbarn is approx 500 m on the right after the bridge.
If you are using satellite navigation our address is IV36 2RR
The AA Routeplanner will give you directions from your departure point.
If all else fails call Carlo on 07740683769, and he will rescue you!
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Willowbarn is located in the Speyside near Rafford,Moray.It is situated on the Dava Way which links Grantown on Spey and the Royal Burgh of Forres. It is also on the famous Whisky Trail and a mile from Dallas Dhu and Benromach distilleries. It is approximately 2 miles from the Royal Burgh of Forres,famous for its floral displays and hosting the European Pipe Band Championships 3013- 15. Willowbarn is 5 miles from beautiful Findhorn Bay on the Moray Firth which recently has been recognised for its outstanding beaches. It is also 12 miles from the historic fishing town of Nairn which has a beautiful harbour and is renowned for its championship golf courses and is hosting the Curtis Cup. Willowbarn is ideally located with Brodie Castle and Cawdor Castle within a 10 mile radius. The local area has lots for family entertainment and activities such as cycling and walking the Dava Way. Willowbarn sits in a peaceful setting of woodland and has 2 lochans that has regular visits from the Osprey in the spring. It is an ideal location for touring the Moray Firth, famous for its dolphins and Cairngorm National Park renowned for its winter and summer sports.
Willowbarn also lends itself to simply relaxing and get away from it all in tranquil surroundings. Owners Carlo and Fiona will ensure you have a wonderful experience in beautiful surroundings at Willowbarn.