Aberdeen and the Northeast Sights

Spynie Palace

  • Off A941 Map It
  • Elgin
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Just north of Elgin sits Spynie Palace, the impressive 15th-century former headquarters of the bishops of Moray. It has now fallen into ruin, though the top of the tower has good views over the Laigh of Moray. Find it by turning right off the Elgin–Lossiemouth road.

Sight Information


Off A941, Elgin, Moray, IV30 5QG, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • £4.50; £7.20 with Elgin Cathedral
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 9:30–6:30; Oct.–Mar., weekends 9:30–4:30; last admission ½ hr before closing

Published 10/27/2015


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