Obtain Moray for an expected increase in stays
Up to ten sites across Moray could have a combined total of £ 850,000 spent to prepare for the expected increase in stays.
The proposals include sites in Burghead, Portknockie, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch, Cullen, Lossiemouth, Portgordon and Findhorn.
However, discussions are still ongoing with local communities regarding the exact details.
The exact amount also depends on various financing offers.
Shona Morrison, organizer of the council, said: “The work carried out this year and the proposals for future phases show Moray’s ambition to improve the visitor experience and firmly establish Moray as a must-see destination in the Scotland.
“This plan identifies potential support for communities that have experienced pressure on infrastructure due to the significant increase in visitor numbers, especially with the growth of the RV sector.
Work expected to be completed by April next year could see new or improved parking lots in Portknockie, Fiddich Park in Craigellachie and Ballindalloch.
It could also include work at Burghead to improve the access road along the waterfront where the old railway line enters the port and station, as well as other signs telling visitors the rules for informal camping. and tourism activities.
Additionally, this could include installing a waste disposal point at the East Beach parking lot – although this is currently under consultation with the local community.
The works proposed for a later date also include the removal of the blind corner of the north-west parking lot of Findhorn and the improvement of the area of the north-east parking lot of the village.
Other proposals include:
- Stopover points for 15 motorhomes in Cullen.
- A new parking lot near Bow Fiddle Rock.
- An extension of the Ben Rinnes car park
- Parking space for 15 additional vehicles at Hopeman
- A toilet upgrade at Ballindalloch
See the full range of proposals discussed by the Moray Council today here