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Glamis Castle, Glamis

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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 Edition.
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  • Super place to visit. We enjoyed lovely walks around the gardens and had a picnic at one of the benches which all had their own hand sanitiser provided. The castle was not open but the toilets were...  more »
  • Loved the Italian Gardens and the Walled Garden. We did not do the Castle Tour as we had our dog with us but explored in depth the grounds. We had our lunch ordered from the hub. The restaurant...  more »
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  • A lovely historic castle that has been in the Lyon family since Robert the Bruce. The land inspired Shakespeare to use it in his play Macbeth, even though Macbeth had no connection to the area. Queen Mother grew up here, as it was her family estate and Dukedom. With a lovely Archive.
  • For me, the most enjoyable castle I have yet seen in Scotland. The mixture of very old and recent history makes it particularly interesting. I particularly loved the note written by the queen as a little girl.

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