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Glamis Castle, Glamis

4.5
#1 of 104 in Things to do in Angus
Situated beside the village of Glamis in Angus Scotland, Glamis Castle is famous for being the childhood home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and the setting for Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Admire the gardens, browse the rooms on exhibit, or attend a seasonal event. To delve deeper into the history, opt for a guided tour. Refuel at the Castle Restaurant with a coffee, afternoon tea, or lunch. The 50-minute tours are offered in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, and Swedish and are included with the castle and grounds admission ticket. Glamis Castle is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Glamis Edition.
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  • An absolutely stunning castle, with a rich history (it was depicted on the old paper Royal Bank of Scotland £10 note). Definitely recommend the tour, which highlights numerous interesting facts about ...  more »
  • This was an interesting castle to tour. We enjoyed the trip through and had a very knowledgeable guide. We even got her own story about being in the upper floor next to the bricked up room during Hall...  more »
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  • Amazing Castle! Unfortunately, we was disappointed because only few rooms was open to be visited....the rest of 95% from this Castle was close for tourists. Surrounded of this, huge natural park, with few animals, birds,secular trees. Very beautiful and a lot of peace combined with birds singing...all this transfer you in other Universe.
  • Our visit to Glamis Castle was a very pleasant surprise to us. We had been in Dundee for over a week without knowing about the place, until the owner of our AirBnB told us about it. The exteriors of the place were beautiful already. The interiors offered a lot of interesting history thanks to the well informed tour guide. If you're not in a hurry, also take your time to explore the vast garden areas around the garden.
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