The local area offers visitors a wealth of activities and leisure options that will suit all ages and abilities.
The golfing enthusiast will be spoilt for choice, with a fantastic selection of courses all within a short driving distance of Cullen. Within a 20 minute drive you can sample both links and parkland courses, Cullen golf course itself along with Turriff, Duff House Royal, Royal Tarlair, Spey Bay and Buckpool will provide a great challenge for all.
Cullen Links is half a mile of wonderful clean sand with a children's play area and walks to along the shoreline. A popular beach for surfing and more recently kite flying.
Banffshire is steeped in history and culture, less than 20 drive from Cullen you will find Duff House, open from April to October, Duff House is a treasure house and cultural arts centre operated by a unique partnership of Historic Scotland, the National Galleries of Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council. The grounds of historic Duff House Country House Gallery consist of an adventure playground and play park for young visitors and picnic areas for all. There is an abundance of wildlife in the grounds and woodland walks by the river Deveron, up to and beyond The Bridge of Alvah
The Moray Firth is a haven for wildlife, seals, dolphins and whales can often be seen from the shoreline, alternatively for those wishing to get a little closer, Guide Charter Cruises offer various services that will enable you to take to the sea and explore.
A trip to Macduff Aquarium is also worth taking, the Aquarium houses many of the species found in the Moray Firth in a deep central kelp tank - the only one of its kind in Britain.
In June the town of Portsoy plays host to The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival which is now one of the premier small boat festivals in the United Kingdom. This festival takes place in the village of Portsoy, approximately six miles east of Cullen.
For the whisky lovers there are a fantastic selection of distilleries to visit where you can sample a wonderful selection of malts, the closest distillery to Cullen is the Glenglassaugh, The Malt Whisky Trail is the ultimate Scottish experience. In the heart of Speyside, you will find the world’s largest concentration of malt whisky distilleries. These centres of excellence – of all shapes and sizes – sit in amongst some of Scotland’s most fantastic landscapes. To the north, you’ll find award-winning beaches and to the south you’ll experience dramatic mountains. You’ll meet the craftspeople who make the brands you love. They are the guardians of centuries of knowledge and you’ll only find them here on the Malt Whisky Trail.
Other excursions we would recommend would be trips to the coastal towns and villages of Banff, Portsoy and Pennan.