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Elgin Cathedral, Moray


  • Located in Elgin, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland
  • Founded in 1224
  • Elgin Cathedral fell into disuse as a result of the Scottish Reformation
  • In 1824, an Elgin shoemaker called John Shanks began the task of clearing the site of debris and rubbish
  • He is said to have moved 2866 barrows of earth by his own hands

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Elgin Cathedral, Moray


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Spynie Palace

Located in Elgin, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 1.8 miles away.

Fortified palace built for the Bishops of Moray. Dates from the twelfth century. Fell into disrepair at the end of the seventeenth century after a dispute between its owner and King William and Queen Mary. Managed by His...

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Pluscarden Abbey

Located in Elgin, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 6.0 miles away.

Benedictine monastery located to the east of Scotland, a short distance from Elgin. 'It is the only medieval monastery in Britain still inhabited by monks and being used for its original purpose' (source: Pluscarden Abbe...

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Bow Fiddle Rock

Located in Portknockie, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 17.3 miles away.

Just off the coast by the village of Portknockie. Bow Fiddle Rock or Fiddler's Rock is a large rock with a sea arch in the shape of the bow of a fiddle. All the way down in Devon, there's a similar rock structure at Blac...

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Southbank Guesthouse, Elgin
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 15; Rates: 65 - 120 Per Night

Southbank is a Georgian town house in the middle of Elgin and the Whisky Trail It is a few minutes' walk from the town centre's shops and restaurants The guest house is over 200 years old and located on a quiet road...

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Heather Glen Guest House, Elgin
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 6; Rates: 60 - 60 Per Night

A warm, family-run guest house, situated in a beautiful area half a minute walk from Elgin town centre Quiet and peaceful are the hallmarks of Heather Glen The Guest House is situated in the center of the beautiful city...

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West End Guest House, Elgin
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 6; Rates: 50 - 80 Per Night

Offering good food and warm Scottish hospitality, West End has a central location in Elgin and is well placed for shops, leisure, restaurants and attractions The guest house is a traditional Victorian villa with a large...

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