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 Castles of Scotland - Duffus Castle


Location
near Duffus, Moray, Scotland

Description
Duffus Castle, from the South-East. The remains of a motte and bailey castle, dating back to the 14th Century, replacing an earlier wooden castle. The castle is derelict, but significant remains have survived, including a deep moat around the perimeter.


Other Castles in the Area
  Balvenie Castle, Moray
  Blervie Castle, Moray
  Brodie Castle, Moray
  Burgie Castle, Moray
  Spynie Palace, Moray





Spynie Palace
Duffus Castle, from the South-East. The remains of a motte and bailey castle, dating back to the 14th Century, replacing an earlier wooden castle. The castle is derelict, but significant remains have survived, including a deep moat around the perimeter.

Photograph by Lyall Duffus. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Spynie Palace
Duffus Castle served as a fortress residence for over 500 years from the 12th to the 17th centuries.

Photograph by Darren Haddock. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Duffus Castle map