Raise a glass to Kate and Wills at a Scottish Whisky Festival

Monday, 17 January 2011 5:04 PM

Whisky lovers looking for a great way to make the most of the Royal Wedding long weekend can enjoy a traditional toast north of the Border at the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, which includes special tasting sessions.

The five-day festival is one of the largest of its kind in Europe and starts on April 28, with a range of outdoor activities and live music included as part of the 200-event schedule.

There is plenty to explore, from distillery tours, to whisky and wildlife walks and smuggling talks. Food lovers will be equally at home, as you can sample quality Scottish meats and game.

Families can enjoy a number of fun, friendly and free events from street parades to traditional ceilidhs across the region, or take time out to visit one of the area’s historic castles or the beaches of the Moray coast.

For more information about this year’s festival, visit: www.spiritofspeyside.com

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