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Hadn't been up here for years so we took the new path. Castle walls still much the same but the top... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Elgin, United Kingdom
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Steep steps but great views at the top!

There are lovely gardens at the bottom of the steps beside two small cottages which mark the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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All reviews short climb lovely view surrounding countryside worth the climb high street path remains statue history
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Otherwise signposted as "castle on the hill" but also known as Ladyhill. Central Elgin viewpoint with statue of the Duke of Gordon and sparse castle remains.As a fort,King Duncan's retreat from Macbeth in 1040. Built as a castle by king David in 1130,captured by the...More

Thank iainmcleod
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Hadn't been up here for years so we took the new path. Castle walls still much the same but the top grass area used to be kept short, now a bit overgrown. Lovely view of Elgin.

Thank Oldelgin
Reviewed 21 August 2018

It's well worth the short climb up to the top of Lady Hill. The views from the top are gorgeous and the site of the old castle are interesting, though not much remains.

Thank John K
Reviewed 13 June 2018

You can find Mary Hill right in the centre of Elgin and it makes a perfect half hour detour. Any local will point you in the right direction to find the easily climbed steps.

Thank Michael Stuart E
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Having driven past this attraction for years and never visited, I decided to park and walk up it on a blustery afternoon. A short walk to the top. A good view to be seen and helpful info signs explaining the history. Small remains of the...More

2  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Lovely walk up to the hill to see the castle ruins and the statue. Lots of information on the way to tell you about the area and it's history

Thank LouB0404
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Nice wee walk up the hill to a lovely view point. Good for a sunny day to burn off the calories from all the cake shops

Thank Vix H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

There are lovely gardens at the bottom of the steps beside two small cottages which mark the entrance to the monument steps. It's a short climb to the top but it's worth noting that the steps are quite steep (although there is a handrail for...More

1  Thank squintyfridge
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Free access. Steep steps but worth the view from the top! Great photo opportunity for budding photographers. The sky and views across the town and beyond in all directions is phenomenal especially if you get the mix of rain clouds and sunshine we did. Not...More

1  Thank SpecialKWarwickshire
Reviewed 9 May 2017

When accessed from the high street you pass though lovely gardens, up a green and well maintained grassy hill to delightful views of Elgin and the surrounding countryside. On a clear dry day this is must see for all visitors to the area.

1  Thank Neonjavelin
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