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Spynie Palace

Spynie Palace A941, Elgin IV30 5JG, Scotland
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Spynie Palace A941, Elgin IV30 5JG, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Spynie palace not knowing what to expect and was not disappointed we were greeted by the guide who you could tell was really enthusiastic and caring about the palace. There was so much history and facts to learn and so many parts...More

Thank debnme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not far from Elgin cathedral and was the bishops Palace I believe. A short walk from the car park in a quiet location. The staff (Duncan or Douglas) was very nice and helpful. Well worth a stop off

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yet another beautiful site to see that gives you a real taste of the history of Scotland. Could easily have enjoyed hours in the sun there!!

Thank Aimee C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 5 year old for the morning, we had great fun running around and exploring all areas off the palace. He enjoyed hearing all the history about it. The guy working there was really helpful and gave us other bits of information not...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely ruined castle, which has been partially and tastefully repaired to give the viewing public a better view. The view at the top is worth it. I'd suggest taking a picnic and enjoy the surrounding gardens too. Entry is only £5.

Thank Stu H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Just a short run by car on the Lossiemouth road from Elgin Cathedral lies Spynie Palace. Slighly off the main road and short walk from the car park to reception I saw the Tower but nearer reception I got a better idea of the extent...More

Thank 780salmonman
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Visit here regularly. Amazing old building and the kids love the grounds. The staff are friendly, helpful and really know the history of the place. Love coming here on a sunny day as it's a peaceful location and the views from the palace are incredible....More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

In spring you can just relax in the grass yard in front of the palace's ruins or explore the ruins. On the roof, you may see a great Horizon views!!

Thank Marcio-A36
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Went here with my young baby son and family and was told some interesting spooky stories of the castle by the staff when I bought a book - haunting castles of Scotland. He told us about the narrow corridor of the alter corner where he...More

Thank Val L
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good place. Plenty parking. The grounds are well kept and maintained. Lovely area to explore. Entrance fee to pay but it's not too expensive.

Thank Nae-fear
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opening times February 2015
29 January 2015|
Response from Whytewitch59632 | Reviewed this property |
The building is closed from 1st October until the 1st of April each year .