"Elgin Scotland" Elgin by balfor

Elgin Travel Guide: 69 reviews and 197 photos

Elgin is a small town between Aberdeen and Inverness. It is an old town that has a very large cathedral that has fallen into ruin and is now a historic landmark.

Elgin, the capital of the Moray region, is a lively market town which grew up in the thirteenth century around the River Lossie. Much of the original medieval street plan remains; the busy main street opens out onto an old cobbled market place and there are wynds and pends to explore. (from http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/areaelgi/index.html )

  • Last visit to Elgin: Aug 2001
  • Intro Updated Dec 25, 2002
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2010 at 12:58 PM

    Hi, Chris! Greetings from Ukraine! ><><><

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2006 at 12:35 PM

    Wow, this cathedral or better to say its ruins look outstanding, unique and mysterious!

  • uglyscot's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2005 at 4:24 AM

    Elgin's a nice little Scottish town and your pictures do it justice, especially the Cathedral.

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2005 at 11:18 PM

    A little more info would have been nice, especially on the "no name" restaurant.

  • stevezero's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2005 at 12:44 AM

    Nice town in a great country

  • unravelau's Profile Photo
    May 20, 2003 at 3:25 PM

    And a bit of a rainbow with the clouds...........Great page, Elgin, full of the ancient rocks that I am attracted to.............thank you.

  • angelis's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2003 at 4:25 PM

    interesting about the skull and crossbones, I've never heard that they were used as gravemarkers before...makes sense tho'. Look forward to more on Elgin.

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