Findhorn Village Icehouse & Heritage Centre


North Shore, Findhorn, Forres, Moray, IV36 3YE

    Explore the fascinating multiple underground chambers and learn about the salmon fishing industry at the Findhorn Village Icehouse and Heritage Centre.

    The Findhorn Village Icehouse and Heritage Centre is a fascinating exploration of the history of both Findhorn and the salmon fishing industry.

    Discover the history and ecology of the village of Findhorn and the surrounding countryside. Learn the Secrets of the Sands of Findhorn and enjoy the story of Findhorn from prehistoric times to the present.

    In the Icehouse explore the fascinating, multiple underground arched chambers, built over 150 years ago and used to store ice for packing salmon to travel to London. The vast chambers are now used to display all aspects of the net salmon fishing industry in the Moray Firth. Discover the history of icehouses and the life cycle of the Atlantic salmon. Experience the unique life of a fisherman in bothies and the trials they faced in their pursuit of a good haul.


    3 Visitor Attraction
    Opening Times
    2016 Opening Times
    1 May 2016 - 30 Sep 2016

    May & September - Saturdays and Sundays only, 2-5pm.
    June, July & August - every day 2-5pm.


    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Forres Station turn left onto A96. At first roundabout take B9089 to Kinloss then B9011 to Findhorn. Total 5 miles.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Inverness Airport join A96 eastwards. At roundabout at end of Forres bypass take B9089 to Kinloss then B9011 to Findhorn total of 22 miles.

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