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“take your time if you can”
Review of Linlithgow Palace

Linlithgow Palace
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Owner description: The magnificent ruin of a great Royal Palace set in its own park and beside Linlithgow Loch. A favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens from James I (1406-37) onward. Building work commissioned by James I, III, IV, V and VI can be seen. The great hall and chapel are particularly fine. James V (1512) and Mary Queen of Scots (1542) were both born here. Surfaces inside the Palace are mainly stone slabs and small cobbles in the courtyard. The ticket office, shop and courtyard are accessible to visitors with disabilities. More mobile visitors should be able to access the first floor which forms the main part of the property. Access is available to Linlithgow Loch and extensive peel (park).
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london
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“take your time if you can”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

This was considerably better than I remembered it and I was only sorry not to have enough time to look into everything more deeply. The adjacent church is also well worth a look; it's like a mini-cathedral.

Visited May 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Atmospheric”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Lots to see and lost of stairs to climb up. Not sure how you can view much of it if you are have difficulty with stairs. It is a bit creepy that you will either like or dislike. Could do with more than one toilet and I would have loved an audioguide.

Visited April 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Historic”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Another of Scotlands palaces in the middle of town and you could miss it if not aware where it is. Great views on top of ramparts and the stories that happened in its past are out of a film.

Visited July 2012
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Tillicoultry
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“Worth a visit”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Maybe the weather didn't help because of the openness of the palace but it is still worth visiting and seeing the links to Mary Queen of Scots. Bit overpriced for young people though.

Visited June 2012
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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“great local history”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

well worth a visit to one of scotlands best palaces.good tour of the palace and lots to do and see.can be a bit cold as alot of it is open air so take a jacket

Visited September 2012
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