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Tel code: 01343 | code search
Postcode: IV30 | code search
Population: 21000
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Bonnie Earl Bar
"Nicest people in Scotland, our car broke downs and the owner drove us to a hotel. Patrons were friendly and the beer great!

Date visited: 08/29/2012 ..." More

Heather Glen Guest House
"Good Points: very good welcoming place, and very good place in city General review: good time, very nice place

Date visited: 2010-08-17 ..." More

Premier Inn Elgin
"Good Points: WE ARRIVED BEFORE 2PM CHECK-IN BUT STAFF HAD THE ROOM READY AND WE WERE ABLE TO GET IN EARLY WHICH WAS A BIG HELP AS WE STILL HAD ..." More

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Elgin is a former Royal Burgh town in Moray, Scotland, situated 26 miles east of Inverness. Elgin was founded by the Norse General Helgin, in the 10th century, created the first Scots burgh in 12th century by David I, received a Royal charter from Alexander II, before becoming a cathedral seat in 1224. Buildings of historical interest include the Royal Castle on Lady Hill, demolished in the 16th century now dominated by a monument to the 5th duke of Gordon dating1839. The Elgin Cathedral was once known as ‘lantern of the north’, the Cathedral was burned by the ‘Wolf of Badenock’ in 1390, the ruins are still impressive and a popular attraction. St Giles Kirk is Greek revival with heavy Doric columns and pediments and tall classical tower. Nearby the ruins of Spynie Palace built c1300 offers an insight into the medieval community. Elgin is an elegant town with Town hall, community centre, museum, gallery, theatre and a variety of shops. Cooper Park has activities for all the family including a boating pond and sporting facilities, Elgin has a golf club, a driving range, and leisure centre with swimming pool, ice-rink and gym. Glen Moray Distillery opens for visitors with guided tours.

Accountant

Campbell and McConnachie
Graeme M Fraser & Co
Grampian Independent Financial Services
Ritsons
Sandersons Financial Solutions
Scott Moncrieff & Co

Attraction

Duffus Castle
Elgin Cathedral
Glen Moray Distillery
Pluscarden Abbey
Spynie Palace

Budget

Premier Inn Elgin *book online*

Cinema

The Moray Playhouse

Club

Joanna's Night Club

Council

Moray Council

Dentist

Dental Surgery
South Street Dental Practice

Doctor

Burghead Surgery
Elgin Health Centre
The Medical Centre

Estate Agent

Cockburns
General Accident Property Services
Solicitors Property Centre
Stewart & McIsaac

Farmers Market

Elgin Farmers Market

Golf Club

Elgin Golf Club
Hopeman Golf Club

Market

Elgin Farmers Market
Elgin Market

Pub and Bar

Birnie Inn
Bonnie Earl Bar
Braemou Inn
Caber Feidh Bar
Eight Acres Hotel
Golden Pheasant
Imperial Bar
Muckle Cross
Newmarket Bar
Rising Sun
Victoria Bar

White Horse Inn

Restaurant

Al Bahar
Ashvale Fish Restaurant
Beijing Restaurant
Birnie Inn
Capers Bistro
Eight Acres Hotel
Emperor Restaurant
Fortune Trading
Golden Pheasant
L Ali
Mansion House Hotel
Pizzeria Toscana
Plus Restaurant

School

Aberlour House
Gordonstoun School
Rosebrae School

Self-Catering

Clavie Cottage Self Catering

Solicitor

Allan Black & Mccaskie
Cruickshank

Taxi

A1 Cabs
City Taxis
Clover Cabs
Elite Taxis
Gordons Taxis
Moray Taxis
West Road Taxis

Vet

Miller & Swann
Veterinary Surgery
Wards Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Elgin City Football Club (Football)

Shops

Yeadons
Ottakars PLC
Bay Tree Florists
Christies Florists Ltd
Boots
Petzone
Dorothy Perkins
G F Duthie
Bishopmill

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N Adamson
Evans
Esquire
Beggs Shoes & Bags
Elgin
DE Shoes
H Samuel
Gamestation
Superdrug
Millets
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Specsavers
J J B Sports
Pets At Home
Gordon & MacPhail

Places to Stay near Elgin

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Heather Glen Guest House (0.06 miles)

Heather Glen Guest House

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A warm, family-run guest house, situated in a beautiful area half a minute walk from Elgin town centre. Quiet and peaceful are the hallmarks of Heather Glen. The Guest House is situated ... More

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Southbank Guesthouse (0.14 miles)

Southbank Guesthouse

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Southbank is a Georgian town house in the middle of Elgin and the Whisky Trail. It is a few minutes' walk from the town centre's shops and restaurants. The guest house is ... More

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Sunninghill Hotel (0.21 miles)

Sunninghill Hotel
The Sunninghill, built in 1869 by a retired merchant sea captain stands imposingly in its grounds which originally contained the buildings own orchard and stables. The Sunninghill is situated not far from Elgin's main shopping ... More | visit website
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The Lodge Elgin (0.30 miles)

The Lodge Elgin
We have a variety of bedrooms, all with warmth and comfort in mind to make you feel special. Breakfasts can be a feast or just a little taste, whatever the choice we only use the ... More | visit website
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West End (0.32 miles)

West End

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Offering good food and warm Scottish hospitality, West End has a central location in Elgin and is well placed for shops, leisure, restaurants and attractions. The ... More

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Premier Inn Elgin (1.05 miles)

Premier Inn Elgin
Conveniently located for Elgin bus and train stations. For shops and local amenities Elgin town centre is only 2 miles away. Our Elgin Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room and ... More | visit website
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Eight Acres Hotel (1.05 miles)

Eight Acres Hotel

Eight Acres is the largest hotel in Speyside, offering a wide range of first class accommodation. Situated on the western approaches to Elgin, with a large car park it makes us the perfect place to ... More | visit website

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Ardgye House (4.09 miles)

Ardgye House
Ardgye House offers luxury Bed & Breakfast Accommodation near Elgin in the heart of Morayshire. Ardgye House is one of the finest examples of Edwardian architecture to be found of it's type. Family, King-size Double ... More | visit website
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Links Lodge (5.08 miles)

Links Lodge
Your Hosts at the Links Lodge will endeavour to make your stay most memorable. Take full advantage of one of the mildest, driest micro-climates in the whole of Scotland at Lossiemouth, the Riviera of the ... More | visit website
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Stotfield Hotel (5.08 miles)

Stotfield Hotel

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Against the stunning seaside backdrop of Lossiemouth in the Scottish Highlands, this Victorian hotel provides beautiful views over the Moray Firth, a 5 minute walk from unspoilt sandy beaches.
A hotel since ... More

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