Spynie Palace

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Today, nothing remains of either the sea-loch or the medieval town. However, the gaunt ruin of Spynie Palace does survive remarkably intact. Spynie remains the largest surviving medieval bishops house in Scotland.


One of the largest tower houses in Scotland and originally contained five floors above a vaulted basement. The remains of an earlier circular tower can be seen in the basement, but all the floors above ground level are now missing, although it is still possible to climb to the roof.

By 1500 the layout of the palace was very much as it appears today. Rectangular towers had been constructed at two corners of the courtyard,

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Opening times (April - September):
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Address: Spynie Palace, Grampian, IV30 5QG, UK
Phone: +44 1343 546 358

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