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Glamis Castle

Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
+44 1307 840393
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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!
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“walled garden” (63 reviews)
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Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited Glamis Castle for the first time recently and had an excellent time, beautiful grounds and excellent, knowledgeable and funny staff, well worth visiting with all the family.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 days ago

My teenage son and I visited Glamis Castle. Not only are the Castle and grounds beautiful, the history of the Castle is fascinating. The tour guide was generous with her time and her stories brought the tour to life, especially the ghost stories and the...More

Thank Bcaver
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had very little time on this occasion so we were not able to see round the many themed garden areas we were however, able to take the guided tour in the castle and found it very interesting to see how Queen Mother and her...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have wanted to see Glamis for ages, finally made it!! Where the Queen Mum was born (amongst others) but lots of history to take in. Well worth a visit.

Thank lesleyframe2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful castle and grounds as many reviews have stated. My additional comment is that it is one of the few grand houses or castles with gardens that truely are dog friendly. National Trust take note! Dogs are welcome, not just tolerated or worst banned. Dogs...More

Thank 10diamonds
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guided tours are not always the best way to see a castle, but his was not overly long or boring. The castle is quite lovely and, as far as castle visits go, a gem!

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove to Glamis Castle 45 minutes from Carnoustie. Supposed to be haunted. Alas, didn’t see any ghosts. Glamis Castle has been the home of the Lyon family since the 14th century, though the present building dates largely from the 17th century. Glamis was the childhood...More

Thank Nathalie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glamis is a gorgeous and great place to visit, the cafe/restaurant is lovely amazing cakes and child friendly! The grounds and castle is lovely and it great condition! Walks are great! Would definitely recommend a day out to here it's lovely!😃

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous castle the guided tour is fab gives you so much information good to see where the queen used to visit when she was little :) Fab gift shop also there's some thing for every one

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dog friendly gardens and grounds. Very attrative formal gardens, lovely woodland walk complete with a pets cemetery and large wooden sculptures of characters from Macbeth dotted about the wood; quiet atmospheric. One can only view the inside of the castle on a guided tour; however,...More

Thank Suzymalento
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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.
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Charles M
24 June 2015|
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Response from Gweneth I | Reviewed this property |
The castle have mobility scooters for use in the grounds not sure they would let you use for the weekend Gweneth
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