- Strathspey, Scotland
Scottish Gaelic, "Srath Spè") is the area around the strathof the River Spey, Scotland, in both the Moray council areaand the Badenoch and Strathspey committee areaof Highland.
It is also one of the main centres of the Scotch
whiskyindustry, with a high concentration of single maltdistilleries in the region, including the Glenfiddichdistillery and the Balveniedistillery. The Anglicisedform is 'Speyside'. The capital is Grantown-on-Spey.
Recently there has been some controversy over attempts to Anglicise the name into "Spey Valley".
Speyside Single Malts
* [http://greaterspeyside.com/ Speyside tourism]
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