The Jewel of Moray

Lossiemouth is built around a former fishing port, It’s harbours are now home to a marine craft and it is a popular destination for holidaymakers due to its picturesque and vast sandy beaches.

The beaches are perfect for long walks and family days out. Lossiemouth boast two wonderful long sandy beaches. The east beach is reached via a pedestrian bridge from Lossiemouth. It has extensive sand dunes which are very popular with visitors. They were made using old railway carriages to give better protection for the seatown from heavy seas.

Lossiemouth beach is perfect for kite surfing
Kite surfing on Lossiemouth Beach

West beach at lossiemouth stretches for three miles to the west and is accessed via a narrow road by the moray golf club.. The vast amount of sand and beautiful views are a must. 

Lossiemouth is famous for being the birthplace of James Ramsay Macdonald. He was Britains first labour prime minister. The illegitimate son of John MacDonald a farm laboure and Anne Ramsay a housemaid. He was up brought up in his grandmothers house which can be seen today at Gregory Place in Lossiemouth. 

Lossiemouth offers a range of golfing opportunities with two popular golf courses that attract many visitors with beautiful views over the moray firth. 

Covesea links is also nearby between Lossiemouth and hopeman on the  B9040. The course offers a play and pay approach for golfers at all levels. 

There is a licensed cafe on the golf course with stunning views and seating inside and out, perfect place to relax and unwind.

Plenty of bars and places to eat

Home to RAF Lossiemouth

Lossie fisheries and community museum

Covesea lighthouse


Lossiemouth directory


  • Stotfield Hotel, 0343 000000

Food and drink

  • Stotfield Hotel, 0343 000000

What to see and do

  • West beach

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