List of castles in Moray

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This is a list of castles in Moray.


Name Type Date Condition Ownership location Notes Picture
Aikenway Castle Ruined
Asliesk Castle L-plan Tower house 16th century Ruined About 7 miles (11 km) west of Elgin
Auchindoun Castle Ruined Dufftown Auchindouncastle3.jpg
Ballindalloch Castle Historic House 1546 Private Ballindalloch Castle (2) - - 968662.jpg
Balvenie Castle Ruined Historic Scotland Dufftown Balvenie Castle Ruin.jpg
Blairfindy Castle Ruined
Blervie Castle Z-plan castle 16th century Ruined Near Forres Blervie Castle - - 13151.jpg
Brodie Castle fortified house complete National Trust for Scotland Nairnshire Open to public Brodie Castle 01.jpg
Burgie Castle Z-plan 17th century Ruined Near Forres Burgie-Castle 1.jpg
Coxton Tower Tower House Between 1571 and 1584 Ruined Private Near Lhanbryde Open by appointment Coxton Tower - - 8852.jpg
Craigneach Castle L-plan Tower House No remains East of Carron, Strathspey
Cullen Castle Ruin
Cullen House private dwellings Cullen Castle drawn by Robert Adam
Darnaway Castle Historic house Darnaway Castle - - 13190.jpg
Deskie Castle No remains
Deskford Tower 14th century Ruined Near Cullen
Drumin Castle Ruined Drumin Castle - - 454276.jpg
Duffus Castle Ruined Historic Scotland Open to public Duffuscastle.jpg
Dunphail Castle 14th century Ruined Near Dunphail House
Earnside Castle Site 15th century No remains 57°38′34″N 3°29′36″W / 57.6427°N 3.4932°W / 57.6427; -3.4932
Elgin Castle Ruined Elgin Castle - - 366911.jpg
Findochty Castle Ruined Findochty Castle - - 248881.jpg
Forres Castle No remains
Gauldwell Castle Enclosure castle 13th century Ruined 57°29′28″N 3°09′04″W / 57.4911°N 3.1512°W / 57.4911; -3.1512
Gordon Castle Historic house Private Gordon Castle.jpg
Hempriggs Castle Castle No remains 57°39′28″N 3°30′13″W / 57.6576640°N 3.5037291°W / 57.6576640; -3.5037291
Inverugie Castle Castle No remains 57°41′55″N 3°25′26″W / 57.6987260°N 3.4238680°W / 57.6987260; -3.4238680
Kilbuaick Castle No remains
Kininvie Castle Private Kininvie House - - 422093.jpg
Kinneddar Castle No remains
Pitlurg Castle Ruined Pitlurg Castle - - 479394.jpg
Quarrelwood Castle 14th century No remains
Rothes Castle Ruined Rothes Castle - - 249877.jpg
Rothiemay Castle Ruined
Spynie Palace Ruined Historic Scotland Open to public - visited by Mary Queen of Scots David's Tower, Spynie Palace
Skeith Castle No remains
Castle Stripe Ruined
Tor Castle, Dallas Ruined
Tronach Castle No remains Portknockie

See also[edit]



  • Coventry, Martin (2001) The Castles of Scotland, 3rd Ed. Scotland: Goblinshead ISBN 1-899874-26-7
  • Coventry, Martin (2010) Castles of the Clans Scotland: Goblinshead ISBN 1-899874-36-4
  • Pattullo, Nan (1974) Castles, Houses and Gardens of Scotland Edinburgh: Denburn Press