Travel Directions

Map of Scotland and the Elgin Area

Use of Satellite Navigation to arrive

The address of Darwin Cottage is Darwin Cottage, Braemorriston Road, Bishopmill, Elgin, Moray, Scotland. The Postcode is "IV30 4DL". This will get you to Braemorriston Road. Then please look for the private entry between the two pillars situated near the junction of Braemorriston Road and Blantyre Place.

Travel by Car

From either Inverness or Aberdeen follow the main A96 into Elgin. If you are travelling from the Edinburgh-Glasgow Central Belt to the South then take the A9 North to Aviemore then the A95 down the Spey Valley, then north via Rothes to Elgin on the A941.

In Elgin, at the Halfords roundabout, take the A941 toward Lossiemouth. Pass over the River Lossie and up the hill to the pedestrian crossing (500 metre), on the right is the Chinese take-away shop. Immediately after the pedestrian-crossing, turn left into Blantyre Place.

Travel up Blantyre Place to where it is crossed by Braemorriston Road (200 metres). On the left you will see two large pillars with white stones on top. This is the entrance to Braemorriston House. Pass in through the pillars, turn left on the private drive and you will see Darwin Cottage directly ahead of you.

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Travel via the Airports

Elgin is mid-way between Inverness airport (40 miles) and Aberdeen airport (65 miles) and is easily accessible from anywhere in the world. There is car hire readily available at both airports.

Travel by Train

Elgin is on the Inverness to Aberdeen route, both of which have excellent links with the rest of mainland UK.

Travel by Bus

Elgin has a bus terminal 5 minutes walk from Darwin Cottage. The travel buses are Stagecoach Bluebird. There are good links from all over the UK. In addition there is an excellent local bus service with the nearest bus stop just 2 minutes from Darwin Cottage.

Travel by Sea

There is a direct year round ferry from Zeebrugge, Belgium to Rosyth Scotland (close to Edinburgh).