Trail 4a · Around Elgin
Elgin has been a Royal Burgh since the 1200s and indeed was already a centre of great gentility at that time. The cathedral was burned down by the bad-tempered bastard son of a Scottish king for no reason other than that he had been excommunicated by the Pope of the day. The town’s layout, if not many of the actual buildings nowadays, is mediaeval and the little wynds, vennels and pends are picturesque as well as useful shortcuts to those who know their way about.
Above: The ruins of Elgin cathedral are on the outskirts of the town.
Glenlossie and Mannochmore Distilleries