Spey Bay is a beautiful coastal reserve with the largest shingle beach in Scotland. Constant changes caused by the river create a succession of habitats, from bare shingle to coastal grasslands, brackish saltmarsh and wet woodland.
Large numbers of wildfowl offshore, Wildflowers & butterflies, Breeding terns at river mouth,
Best time to visit?
Spring to summer for butterflies, Winter for ducks and divers, All year for dolphins,
In summer, breeding terns fill the skies and bottlenose dolphins are regularly spotted at the mouth of the estuary.
There is an enjoyable 2.5-mile circular walk which leads along the coast and back through the woodland and grassland.