Moray Landmarks

On this tour you will visit many of the local landmarks within and surrounding Morayshire. You can choose which landmarks you would like to visit, but below are the most popular landmarks within Morayshire.

Elgin Cathedral – The lantern of the north which was founded in 1224.

Elgin’s Biblical Gardens – Adjacent to the Cathedral, The Biblical Gardens offer a stunning floral tribute to the scriptures.

Spynie Palace – Two miles north of Elgin, Spynie Palace was the residence of the Bishops of Moray in the 12th century. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here in 1562.

Spynie Churchyard – Where Ramsey Macdonald the first Labour Prime Minister of Britain was buried in 1937.

Pluscarden Abbey – A beautiful Monastery hosting resident Benedictine Monks. The Abbey was founded by King Alexander II in 1230.

Burghead’s Pictish Fort – Reported to be the largest Iron Age Fort in Britain.

Duffus Castle – A well preserved example of a Norman more and bailey type castle. Built during the 13th century, Duffus Castle was the original seat of the Moravia Family which gave the Moray area its name.