The first thing you will notice when you arrive at Lossie is the great views!
Lossiemouth was formed by the combination of 3 villages – Lossiemouth, Branderburgh and Stotfield.
The dunes on Lossiemouth East Beach were created in the early 1900s by placing some disused railway carraiges to provide protection for the seatown area of Lossiemouth.
Some historic dates
1699 First harbour built at the mouth of the Lossie, and new harbour built 1837 – 39.
1806 Stotfield fishing disaster with the total fleet of 3 fishing vessels containing 21 men sank on Christmas day leaving behind 17 widows and orphaning 47 children.
1852 Railway between Lossiemouth and Craigellachie opened.
1866 First Labour Prime Minister , James Ramsay Macdonald was born on 12 October. He moved to England in 1886 and was Prime Minister in 1924
1964 Passenger railway line closed.
1966 Freight railway line closed.
Whilst the population of Lossiemouth is just under 7000, the village has a range of shops and boutiques, restaurants and pubs, takeaways and cafes and TWO ice cream shops!
Lossiemouth has 2 beaches both less than 5 minutes walk from the cottage, a marina, a harbour and swimming pool a championship links golf course, and several other golf courses.
Elgin is 6 miles away and has a regular bus service so if the weather isn't great there is a 3 screen independant cinema, a ten pin bowling alley and a leisure centre with swimming pool and ice skating rink.
Lossiemouth IV31 6QE
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