Things to see and do - Elgin
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Set on the banks of the River Lossie in the rich Moray coastal farming region, the charming town of Elgin is Moray's administrative centre. The medieval plan has been preserved and the main street connects the famous cathedral to the site of the old castle. Some say that Elgin Cathedral was the finest cathedral in Scotland. Today, its majestic beige-coloured ruins give an idea of its past splendour and stands as a monument to the intensive church-building period of the 13C.
Tourist attractions Elgin : Things to see and do
This superbly carved Pictish sandstone slab (now under glass), which dates from the 9C, is unique in Scotland. Three sides have decorative carving. The fourth side, the most spectacular, is narrative and depicts horsemen, warriors and headless corpse..
Some say that Elgin Cathedral (1270) was the finest in Scotland. Its beige ruins now stand as a monument to its former beauty and are reminiscent of the intensive period of church building, the 13C. Ravaged by fire in 1390 and subjected to other dama..
In the pretty flower-decked village of Aberlour, a visit to the distillery of its eponymous whisky is essential. The three-hour tour gives an idea of methods of production, useful information on how to appreciate and recognise the tastes and aromas o..
2 Mayne Road, Elgin, Moray GB - Elgin IV30 1NY
Based in the former cathedral city of Elgin, The Mansefield Hotel is surrounded by rolling hills and vibrant glens. With free parking on-site and free Wi-Fi access to all guests, the hotel also has a newly refurbished restaurant and a bar. The rooms..
The Haugh GB - Elgin IV30 1AW
Prix Prices from : 120 £
Nestled within its own grounds on the banks of the River Lossie, The Mansion House is a peaceful getaway just a few minutes’ walk from the historical centre of Elgin. Free parking is available on site, and free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout. The Ma..
Hay Street GB - Elgin IV30 1NH
Prix Prices from : 90 £
In the heart of Elgin, Sunninghill Hotel features a traditional restaurant and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Elgin Railway Station. The bright and airy bedrooms each have a flat-screen TV and a work desk. All ..