Dipple, Moray

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Dipple is located in Moray
 Dipple shown within Moray
OS grid reference NJ32975 58308
Council area Moray
Lieutenancy area Moray
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Dipple
Postcode district IV32
Dialling code 01343
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Moray
Scottish Parliament Moray
List of places

Coordinates: 57°36′36″N 3°07′26″W / 57.610°N 3.124°W / 57.610; -3.124

Farmhouse in Dipple

Dipple (Scottish Gaelic: Diopal) is a village in the Parish of Speymouth,[1] in Moray, Scotland, approximately 8 miles (13 km) east of Elgin and is located on the west bank of the River Spey.[2] The village was once the location of a rectory dedicated to the Holy Ghost. The name Dipple is derived from the Gaelic word Diopal, meaning side of a hill.[3]


  1. ^ "Parish of Speymouth". scottish-places.info. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ Shaw, Lachlan (1882). The History of the Province of Moray 3. London: Hamilton, Adams, & Company. pp. 25–26. 
  3. ^ Matheson, Donald (1905). The Place Names of Elginshire. Stirling, Scotland: Enas MacKay. p. 191.