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  • Aberdeen and Grampian

    Elgin

    As you walk the streets of the Scottish town of Elgin, you’ll discover that the town’s beautifully preserved architecture creates a wonderful sense of charm whilst at the same time providing a glimpse into the history of this ancient Scottish settlement. Today the Royal Burgh of Elgin, which was established within the country of Moray, has become a bustling commercial capital.

  • Castles

    Elgin Cathedral

    The two imposing towers that flank the magnificent entrance and processional doorway to the main chapel are still intact. The striking structure greets you from a distance as you approach Elgin Cathedral. One cannot believe that the exquisite Elgin Cathedral, ornately decorated with great skill, was in use for just three centuries. The glorious ruins, among the most spectacular in Scotland, ...

  • Distilleries

    Longmorn Distillery

    The Longmorn Distillery is built on the road from Elgin to Rothes and is located next to Benriach Distillery. Longmorn gets its name from ‘Lhanmorgund’, which means ‘place of the holy man’. There is a small church nearby, about three miles outside Elgin, built in honor of an early Christian saint, St. Marnan or Marnoch. The church was known as Lann Marnoch, which got modified to Longmorn.

  • Regions

    Aberdeen and Grampian

    Grampian is a long establish region in Scotland and its capital, Aberdeen, is the third largest in that country. Aberdeen is not only an economically thriving city of culture and business, but it also has a romantic value. The granite walls of magnificent buildings in Old Aberdeen provide sparkling splendor in the rain, an enchanting skyline in the evenings, and a feeling of ...