Findhorn Bay is a spectacular tidal estuary and home to a wide variety of both migrant and resident birds, including ospreys which are regularly seen fishing on the Bay. The Bay is nationally important for birds with significant numbers of migrant wildfowl and waders. It is also important for water sports and as a tourist destination. Established in 1998 the Local Nature Reserve is managed by local people in partnership with Moray Council and Scottish Natural Heritage.
Located at The Park Ecovillage to the southeast of Findhorn Village, the Findhorn Foundation is an educational charity dedicated to transforming human consciousness in everyday life, to bring new possibilities into the world. The Foundation has been a pioneer in community and sustainable living for over 50 years, and offers a wide range of residential courses. Daily tours are also available from the Visitor Centre.
Findhorn Heritage Centre
The Findhorn Hinterland is a beautiful area of dunes and woodland situated east of the Village of Findhorn and north of the Park Ecovillage. It is owned by a number of different organisations with the charity the Findhorn Hinterland Trust taking a particular interest in its care and management through its practical conservation and educational work. There are regular tours, educational events and work parties if you would like to get involved.