Forres is an attractive and bustling town on the Moray coast. It has been the winner of the Scotland in Bloom award on several occasions. The town also features a number of interesting attractions and historical sites such as the impressive Brodie Castle. Elgin is roughly 20 minutes drive east (via the A96), and Inverness is roughly 40 minutes drive (via the A96). Forres also has a station on the Inverness to Aberdeen Railway line.