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Glamis Castle

Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
01307 840393
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Glamis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Getting married
Owner description: The Queen Mother spent her childhood days in this rugged castle, which has been in her family since...
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Attraction details
Type: Castles, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Getting married
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: The Queen Mother spent her childhood days in this rugged castle, which has been in her family since 1372.

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norfolk
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I was very pleased to visit Glamis and have a guided tour, which was paid for as part of my Lochs and Gens coach trip. I love Scotland and the history of this great building was very very interesting, and I had a great afternoon. I am very much a castle person first and grounds if I have time. We... More 

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dundee scotland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Glamis castle is worth taking time to visit. There are around 10 rooms I think, maybe 12 that you can view. Some of the rooms are really nice. It cost between £10 - £13 for an adult ticket, that giving access to the castle, grounds, exhibits and a place in the guided tour group. The castle tour starts every 30... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My wife and I have visited dozens of castles over the past twenty years, but Glamis Castle may be the best total experience we have ever had. The drive onto the grounds is impressive, the Castle is striking, and the guided tour informative and entertaining. Our guide (Angus?) was well-spoken, knowledgeable, and attentive to everyone in our group of 25... More 

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Arbroath
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14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Having grown up in Angus this was my third visit to the castle and while not much changes I find it fantastic! Whenever we have guests we take them to see this great feature and they always enjoy it, from the local history, scenery, ghost stories to a nice cuppy in the tea room after!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Yet another hefty entrance fee - but what a surprise to learn that the guided tour is included !!!! Very good and witty with just the right amount of information. Beautiful place and well worth a detour if you are in the area.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

A little on the expensive side, but a lovely tour of the rooms (you can't just go round on your own) gardens nice and highland cows too! Good picnic tables so you can bring your own food.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We visited Glamis Castle as a part of Classic Car extravaganza event last summer. We were looking forward to see this beautiful castle and our little boy (3.5 years old) was instantly drawn by the impressive exterior. Once we purchased tickets, we had to wait for the start of the tour to see the interiors (about 20 other people were... More 

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Sanok, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

In my opinion it was better than Edinburgh Castle. Although you can't take pictures inside. The memories will last a lifetime

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London
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Beautiful castle, both outside and inside, full of history. Well-informed guided tour with 2 small museum rooms at the end (though we weren't told about the second one and found it by luck!). Lovely grounds and gardens (with well-labeled trees & plants) - the walled garden is being re-developed and it will be interesting to go back and see progress....

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Carlisle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Very good tour around the castle lots of info from Vicky even managed to keep my 3 year old interested and the gardens where lovely 10 out off 10 .

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