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Spynie Palace, Elgin

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#6 of 14 in Historic Sites in Moray
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  • This castle was built between the 12th and the 17 ° century and has therefore suffered a large transformation, including the Dungeon from 16 °, one of the largest in Scotland. His story is complex, served as essentially residence for the bishops. It is therefore especially functional but has informative places on the architecture of the time.
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  • Wonderfull setting to go back in time with great "speaking boards" telling all about its past. I reguarly go through here on my local runs & always like to stop and ponder on life gone by. Well worth ...  more »
  • Old tower on outskirts of Elgin.Mary Queen of Scots stayed there. Would have been great once upon a time  more »
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  • Wonderful castle definitely one of my favourites. Lots of nooks to explore and if you climb to the top of the tower you can see for miles. I was lucky enough to sit up there for a while watching jets fly in and out of RAF Lossiemouth which is just up the road. Special mention to employee Donald who was happy to chat away and share some facts - very good at and obviously loves his job :)
  • Some great views from the top of the place ruins but not much else to See, there could be more historical info points.
  • THIS IS A FANTASTIC PLACE TO VISIT.... Such a large Scottish ruin that is missed by many and a Palace no less this is better than many of the castles around that should really be called big houses. Any way, well worth a visit if you are in the area.
  • Amazing castle, lovely location, bit of a shame they tried to rebuild it but I guess its okay. Great grounds for a muck about with the kids too
  • Came here on the off chance had the place to myself so managed to talk at length with the guide. He was happy to chat I managed to climb to the top of the tower and I'm very glad I did just look at the view!!
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