A warm welcome

The Carlton Hotel is situated in the ancient Royal Burgh of Forres, it is one of Scotland’s most attractive small towns and is well know for its many past awards in the Scotland in Bloom and Britain in Bloom competitions.

Forres is also home to two Malt Whisky Distilleries, The Benromach Distillery and The Dallas Dhu Distillery, they are part of the only Malt Whisky Trail in the world which runs throughout Moray.

Ideally placed in the centre of Forres, The Carlton Hotel is a small family run establishment which offers a warm welcome and a “Home from Home” atmosphere.

This fine Victorian building has recently refurnished its Claymore Bar and Heather Lounge to an excellent standard.

Comfortable, traditional, country feel


The Carlton Hotel offers 13 bedrooms; all designed to give a comfortable traditional country feel. All rooms have colour televisions, Tea and Coffee making facilities, 9 rooms have en suite showers.

The Moray area offers something for everyone, Salmon Fishing, Walking, Historic Castles and Monuments and there are over 15 quality Golf Courses that can be reached in well under an hours drive from Forres, it is fast becoming one of the most popular areas for Short Golf Breaks in Scotland.

Free off-street parking is available behind the hotel in the Tulloch Park car park.