History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The prosperity of Dallas has long depended on slate mining. Slate from Dallas was used in a number of prominent public buildings, including the Tolbooth at Elgin.
The village is fairly recent; it was laid out in the Victorian period. The manor is Dallas Lodge, built in 1688 for Sir Robert Gordon, who intended to create a fully circular building, but the circle was never finished, and the house remains a semi-circle.
Address: Dallas, Moray, Scotland
Attraction Type: Village
Location: On a minor road south of the B9010 about 5 miles south east of Forres
Photo Credit: Anne Burgess, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
We've 'tagged' this attraction information to help you find related historic attractions and learn more about major time periods mentioned.
Historic Time Periods:
Find other attractions tagged with:
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Templestone Stone Circle - 4.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Dallas Dhu Distillery - 6.1 miles (Museum)
Birnie Church - 6.4 miles (Historic Church)
Sueno's Stone - 6.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Kinloss Abbey - 6.7 miles (Abbey)
Quarry Wood Henge - 7.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Randolph's Leap - 8 miles (Countryside)
Elgin Museum - 8.7 miles (Museum)
Nearest Accommodation to Dallas:
Nearest Self Catering Cottages
Nearest Bed and Breakfasts