Home Things to do Near You


Things to do in Elgin

Attractive town on the River Lossie at the heart of the Scottish whisky trails

 

  Attractions

Elgin Cathedral

One of Scotland’s most beautiful medieval buildings, Elgin Cathedral is a magnificent ruin, much of which dates back to the 13th C.
Elgin
IV30 1HU

 

Spynie Palace

For five centuries until 1686, Spynie Palace was the residence of the bishops of Moray.
north of Elgin
IV30 5QG

 

Huntly Falconry Centre

Great family day out.
Deverton Road
Huntley
AB54 4UU

01466760328

 

Duff House

William Adam's creation Duff House is one of Scotland's most important houses.
Banff
AB45 3SX

 

Deskford Church FREE

The ruin of a small late medieval church with a richly carved sacrament house of a type characteristic of north-east Scotland.
4m South of Cullen on the B9018 to Keith.
AB56 5UA

 

St Peter's Kirk And Parish Cross FREE

The roofless remains of the kirk include the base of a 14th-century western tower, a 16th-century vaulted porch.
0.5m East of village of Duffus.
IV30 5QD

 

Sueno's Stone FREE

The most remarkable sculptured monument in Britain, probably a cenotaph, standing over 20 feet high.
At the East end of Forres off the A96
IV36 3WX

 

Keith And Dufftown Railway

The Keith & Dufftown Railway is an eleven mile line linking the World's Malt Whisky Capital, Dufftown, to the market town of Keith.
Dufftown
Banffshire
AB55 4BA

 

Loanhead Stone Circle FREE

The best known of a group of recumbent stone circles, enclosing a ring cairn.
Near Daviot, 5m North West of Inverurie off the A96.
AB51 0JH

 

Huntly Castle

Remarkable for its splendid architecture, Huntly Castle served as a baronial residence for five centuries.
Huntly
AB54 4SH

 

Duffus Castle FREE

One of the finest examples of a motte and bailey castle in Scotland with a later, very fine, stone hall house and curtain wall.
5m North-West of Elgin on the B9012 to Burghead
IV30 5PU

 

Loch Park Adventure Centre

Loch Park was created in the Victorian period as a beauty spot for visitors to nearby Drummuir Castle.
Drummuir Castle Estate
Keith
Banffshire
AB55 5JX

Recommended by James gault
“It a good day out”

 

Burghead Well FREE

A rock-cut well, identified by some as an early Christian baptistry associated with the local cult of St Ethan.
In King Street, Burghead on the B9013
IV30 5TZ

 

Ballindalloch Castle And Gardens

Take a tour of the Pearl of the North, the family home of Macpherson-Grants since 1546.
Ballindalloch
Banffshire
AB37 9AX

01807500205

 

Looking for places to visit near Elgin? We certainly are! - Tell us your favourite.




Didn't find anything? Why not try further afield?

Dornoch (30.4 miles)
Thurso (66.1 miles)
John o Groats (69.1 miles)
Kirkwall (93.3 miles)
Nairn (20.8 miles)
Inverness (35.9 miles)
Ullapool (70.4 miles)
Map directions
Peterhead (57.8 miles)
Carrbridge (31.2 miles)
Loch Ness (48.2 miles)
Fort Augustus (61.5 miles)
Ballater (42.4 miles)
Pitlochry (66.8 miles)
Banchory (51.2 miles)
Aberdeen (57 miles)
Montrose (72.3 miles)
Place ID: 1874. Report an inaccuracy