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Duffus, Moray

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Duffus, Moray

Duffus is a village in Moray, Scotland, centred on a Mercat Cross. The Duffus Village Inn, along with the local shop, Post Office and Duffus Village Hall provide a focal point for the community. Nearby are the impressive remains of Duffus Castle, St. Peters' Kirk, and Spynie Palace. Duffus has consecutively won numerous awards, including "Best Kept small village in the North of Scotland". Also to the east side is Gordonstoun School which takes over 150 acres .
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyMorayshire
OS GridNJ1668
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Other names by which Duffus, Moray has been known in the past


Duffus, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Duffus, coast par. and vil., Elginshire -- par., 9475 ac., pop. 3985; vil. (New Duffus), 5¼ miles NW. of Elgin; P.O.; contains the ruins of Duffus Castle, of time of David II., and the seat of Duffus House.

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