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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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  • Average5%
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“queen mother” (129 reviews)
“walled garden” (67 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
+44 1307 840393
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the four hour round trip from Aviemore where we are staying.Beautiful castle in a fairy tale setting, which was made even better as the sun was out.

Thank Cornishij
Reviewed September 13, 2016

From the very pleasant welcome at the entrance to the castle,to the excellent tour guide Caroline who made the tour very interesting and informative we enjoyed the day spent in the castle and gardens.The shop had a lovely variety of quality goods for sale at...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I visited the castle and grounds and thought it was well worth the entry fee, (£10 for concessions). The grounds offer, amongst other things, a scenic river walk ( unfortunately wheelchairs not advisable ). This walk can lead one to a really attractive walled garden...More

Thank tomickj
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

An amazing and beautiful castle. Tour guide was top notch. Restaurant was lovely. Staff excellent. Real sense of history in the place. Myths, legends, Shakespeare and ghostly goings on. Stunning. Best sandwich I ever had. Banana chutney, who knew. Defo be back ❤️

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Lovely day out! Very informative and friendly guides in the house - interesting history and interesting house. Lovely peaceful gardens and walks. Excellent play area too! Very good value for money. Restaurant menu had interesting and lovely choices. Lovely coffee and cake too! Good value....More

Thank PamJCollins
Reviewed September 10, 2016

You will have a guide to explain everything to you when you visit the castle. The tour will start when a small group of about 20 forms the party. The guide will inform you the history and the whole story behind certain rooms, objects in...More

Thank TWGoh
Reviewed September 9, 2016

As I am a national trust volunteer working for Gibside my partner and I decided to visit Glamis castle as there are a lot of history between Glamis castle and Gibside (George Bowes and Mary Eleanor Bowes. We where not dissapointed .what a fantastic collection...More

Thank David R
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We have wanted to visit Glamis castle for quite a long time now. We arrived on 26th Aug 2016, on a lovely dry day and after getting our family ticket for £43 we saw the approach of the beautiful castle with its long straight and...More

Thank SharonNigel2014
Reviewed September 5, 2016

This is the second visit to Glamis Castle (pronounced Glamms) and it was as much a treat the second time round as it was the first, bags of history and wonderful artifacts, a great tour with guides packed full of information. Guide books in different...More

Thank PopsyPops15
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We did the tour of the castle and the gardens. It was fascinating! Carla, our tour guide, was really great and knew so much about all the rooms we passed through. It was really interesting to see the different parts of the castle from the...More

Thank Laura S
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Kerrie W
September 30, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open everyday! Certainly in the summer season.
Diana C
April 1, 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.