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Arts and crafts in Moray

is in Scotland. It has a population of around 93,000 and covers approximately 223,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Aberdeenshire, Highland

Moray (called Moireibh in Scottish Gaelic) is a council area in the north east of Scotland, with its main council offices in the town of Elgin and a coast on the Moray Firth, where visitors come to see whales and dolphins. Ballindalloch Castle is located in the picturesque Spey Valley and from its beginnings as a 16th century fortified tower, through its extension during subsequent centuries has been home to the Macpherson-Grants family. There are beautiful gardens outside, whilst the the interior rooms are finely furnished and decorated and house a significant collection of Spanish paintings dating from the 17th century. Other attractions in Moray include Elgin Museum, the ruins of Drumin Castle, the Falconer Museum, Knockando Woolmill, the ruins of Elgin Cathedral, Cullen Beach and the Linn Falls, near the village of Aberlour.

Mary Symon

(Born 1863 in Dufftown in Moray), Poetry

This Moravian is among the finest Scots war poets. She is a poet of national importance. Her collected poems were published in 1933 in Deveron Days.

George Ashdown Audsley

(Born 1838 in Elgin in Moray), Fiction, Illustration, Music

He is well known as the designer of the Wanamaker Organ but was also an illustrator, architect and writer.