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The Wolf of Badenoch

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Who would want to commemorate this horrible person from history?

What they don't mention on the plaque is this illegitimate son of the king in addition to burning... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Salt Spring Island, Canada
A Prominent Site, But Requires More Detail

As we walked towards Lady Hill Castle we came across this statue / memorial. Situated at a... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Scott D
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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May 4, 2018
“Who would want to commemorate this horrible person from history?”
Apr 6, 2018
“A Prominent Site, But Requires More Detail”
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1 206B High Street | (Located between High St. and Alexandre Rd ), Elgin IV30 1BA, Scotland
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

What they don't mention on the plaque is this illegitimate son of the king in addition to burning Elgin and Forres to the ground plundered and murdered innocent folk. What is wrong with this world when folk like this are celebrated? Its also distracting as...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

As we walked towards Lady Hill Castle we came across this statue / memorial. Situated at a prominent site by the main road, we felt that it requires more historical detail about The Wolf of Badenoch. Good to see its existence though. Well done Elgin...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed August 15, 2017

I love that there is a statue of the Wolf of Badenoch in Elgin, I grew up on that legend hearing horror stories from an elderly aunt, as a kid he fascinated me. But this needs moving! What a ridiculous spot. Tucked behind what looks...More

1  Thank Saltysea77
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The statue is in the wrong place. In my opinion it should be either in the Cooper Park, outside the Museum or more apt in the new park outside the Cathedral. The classic photo of the statue in the foreground and the Cathedral in the...More

1  Thank CulbinSands
Reviewed May 19, 2017

First I thought it was a statue of a hero of Elgin. But after reading the story of him ( that I found it in the Pluscarden Abbey), the one who burned the towns Forres and Elgin, I think he didn't deserve it. The location...More

1  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed January 24, 2017

I think the Statue of The Wolf of Badenoch is fine - After all it is part of the History of Elgin.... Can see a lot of visitors getting grand photos there. I don't know if i like the location of it though - it...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Most public statues of individuals are erected as some form of memorial or celebration of that person. Being a son of Elgin myself I would seriously question why the town of Elgin would want to commemorate or celebrate the personage of The Wolf of Badenoch,...More

4  Thank Doozersdo
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Can't understand why the town would errect a statue to the Wolf of badenoch, who burned the town and was best know for his extreme cruelty....

6  Thank haggistaster
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