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Glamis Castle

Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
+44 1307 840393
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Wonderful experience

Just got round to writing this now, but it was easy to do as it was a day my wife and I will never... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
What a Fairy-Tale Family Day Away.

An Awesome Sight is the fairy-tale Castle of Glamis as you approach it down a long drive having... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angus E
Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
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Come and visit the finest castle in Scotland, winner of the best attraction award for the UK 2015. Enjoy the history and spectacle of Glamis Castle. Take a guided tour with one of our expert guides and soak up the atmosphere of a thousand years of history. Browse in our Gift Shop or just pop in for Lunch or Afternoon tea in the Victorian Kitchen Restaurant. There are events all year round so come and have a great day out!
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (138 reviews)
“queen mother” (147 reviews)
“walled garden” (67 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:30 am
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
+44 1307 840393
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got round to writing this now, but it was easy to do as it was a day my wife and I will never forget - for all the right reasons. It was our wedding anniversary and we decided that this would be a fitting...More

Thank F1whiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An Awesome Sight is the fairy-tale Castle of Glamis as you approach it down a long drive having passed through "The Queen Mother's Gates". I live nearby and have been to this sight more times than I can remember, but the majesty and history of...More

Thank Angus E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First we learned that Glamis is pronounced GLAMS. Family? My 27th Great-Grandfather, Malcolm II MacDonald died In a Hunting Lodge on site of future Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland. He was wounded in battle by Macbeth in 1034. Our visit was a private affair arranged by...More

Thank TomGauthier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had a great day out at Glamis castle. The tickets include a guided tour and all the staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank KLouiseR87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Hallowe’en haunted tour and forest walk... brilliant. Great value, well organised and brilliant fun. Glamis castle is a wonderful visit any time of the year and is a must do if visiting dundee or Angus Thank you Glamis for a great night

Thank Alistair W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends, we took the full package tour of the house and walk round the grounds, it was not a bad way to spend an afternoon, nice tour guide who was quite knowledgeable of the castles history and had a spence of humour and...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful visit, the site and the staff are absoluty great! The garden, the entrance and the different rooms inside are just beautiful! The tour is well organized and explained by a professional staff! Too bad we cannot visit more rooms... Anyway, if you have the...More

Thank Datchos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and Grand. Worth a visit! This is where the queen mother grew up. It is filled with history that links Scotland and England.

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some castles are defensive, and some are home. Glamis Castle allows you to see both. It is easy to see the original tower house and how it could be an effective defensive structure. The house itself is beautiful, as are the furnishings. It is still...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Glamis Castle in time for the first guided tour at 11.00am. Our tour guide was friendly and gave us time in each room before being taken to next room. The tour takes you through the old part of the house lasting around...More

1  Thank Kirk F
Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Kirk, Thank you for your lovely review of Glamis Castle. The Glamis Team are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Guided Tour. Many thanks, Chimene

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Kerrie W
1 October 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open everyday! Certainly in the summer season.
Diana C
2 April 2017|
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Response from Glamis_Castle | Property representative |
yes, all our tours are guided, in English and take approximately 50 minutes to an hour. The tour is 10 rooms going from the grand (State Dining Room/Drawing Room) to the more intimate Royal Apartments of The Queen Mother.