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2019 Opening Times - March 30th - December 19th Witness to over 1000 years of history in the heart of Angus is the stunning and historic Glamis Castle. Ancestral seat to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, inspiration for Shakespeare's Macbeth...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Can’t really review this - other than to say that the brief glimpse we got from the road was nice. As when we got there, it was closed. Disappointingly there was nothing on the website to say so - lucky for us we were in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Glamis_Castle, Social Media Co-ordinator at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hello, Our Winter opening hours and closure dates have been available on our Website since November 2018. On the home page of our website, there is a notice stating that the castle is closed until March 30th 2019. We apologise that you did not find...More

Reviewed 26 December 2018

This is a beautiful castle and is still lived in by the current owner, Simon Patrick is the 19th Earl of Strathmore. His family has lived at Glamis Catle since 1372 in unbroken succession. Glamis Castle is the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2018

Went to the 2018 Xmas market and had a great time. Fortunately we went reasonably early on the Sunday morning and were straight in to the car park. There was a much bigger queue to come in as we left but a good fun time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Hugely impressive from the outside. Inside is interesting, but you don’t get to see as much as you might hope inside. The tour guide was very enthusiastic and entertaining, especially the ghost stories

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

While staying in the area thought i would take a visit to glamis castle and was pleasantly surprised the grounds are well maintained and the carvings on the pathways are a work of art the walled garden is stunning and so peacefull . I will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Glamis_Castle, Social Media Co-ordinator at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review Glamis Castle. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the gardens and grounds. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. All the best, Chimene

Reviewed 11 December 2018

A historic castle hosting a Christmas market. I was really looking forward to it. I was doomed to disappointment. It wasn't a Christmas market. It was a Craft Fair at Christmas and not a very big one at that. It took me 20 minutes to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carole A
Glamis_Castle, Social Media Co-ordinator at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for your feedback Carole. Have a wonderful Christmas. Festive wishes, Chimene

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Went as part of a pre booked coach tour.The castle is immaculate,full of amazing paintings and furniture.Deffo felt the spooky vibe in the room where the door got sealed,It didnt take too long to see the interior of the castle so for those of you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Glamis_Castle, Social Media Co-ordinator at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Many thanks for reviewing Glamis Castle. I am delighted that you enjoyed the guided tour, the gift shop and the friendliness of the staff. Warm wishes, Chimene

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We travelled from cupar to glamis for the Christmas extravaganza. What a waste of time,money and effort. Firstly charged £4to park the car. Secondly it was more like a food market than a Christmas experience. Thirdly could not see where to book a visit with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Glamis_Castle, Social Media Co-ordinator at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you Mr Neil Brown for taking the time to review our Christmas Market. We value your feedback and will take this on board for the future. Have a very merry Christmas. Warm wishes, Chimene

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We had been to Carnoustie and were heading home and thought we'd pop in. Wish we had more time. We managed to join an already started tour of the castle. The guide was absolutely fantastic, very informative and funny at times. The home is stunning!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Glamis_Castle, Social Media Co-ordinator at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Many thanks for writing a review on Glamis Castle. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed a great visit despite not having the time to do all that you wished. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. All the very...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Delicious food served in a beautiful setting. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was very good and the food was delicious.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Glamis_Castle, Social Media Co-ordinator at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Thank you Jenny for your great review of our restaurant's High Tea. I am glad you enjoyed a fabulous meal. Warm wishes, Chimene

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Response from Kirk F | Reviewed this property |
You are getting into the peak Summer season. I visited in October 2017 when there was hardly any tourists around. I doubt there will be a problem paying on arrival, but I would call Tourist information at Glamis Castle to be... More
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