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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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“queen mother” (127 reviews)
“walled garden” (65 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Glamis Castle is a great place to visit, we were able to walk all round the grounds and in the formal gardens with our dog which makes a lovely change. Not bad value for money too! Oh and for cake lovers, the Dundee cake was...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last Friday September 15th i visited the gardens of this very spendid Castle with my 92 year old friend and my son. We paid £19.. We aimed to visit the walled garden first and work our way back. The map provided is useless, the information...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very pretty castle but the exterior is about all my husband did get to see. There are absolutely no concessions to the physically challenged here and little empathy from some of the staff ( one in particular ).. My husband is an amputee and...More

Thank Diane B
Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, The Glamis Team are very disappointed to hear of your visit and that you did not find the castle appropriate for mobility problems. We do stipulate that disabled access is limited on our website. It is a medieval castle which covers many different levels...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really friendly staff welcome you at the gates, our dog was made welcome & was free to go anywhere in the grounds My wife & I took turns to go on the 1hr tour of the castle, a really informative tour & our guide was...More

Thank Laurence S
Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Laurence, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Glamis Castle, we are happy to hear you had a warm welcome, an interesting tour and a fantastic visit with your dog. Many thanks, Chimene

Reviewed 5 days ago

Family home of the current queen's mother, there is an exhibition inside of her coronation gown and crown as well as the current queen's gown when she was a child. Large grounds and easy parking. It's beautiful. Especially the long drive through the trees with...More

Thank RandyKasal
Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind review of Glamis Castle. The Glamis Team are delighted to hear you had an excellent visit to Glamis Castle. Many thanks, Chimene

Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is spectacular.The home of the late Queen mum..the tour guide Andrew was very informative and cheerful..

Thank mmurphy145
Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you mmurphy145 for your lovely review! I shall pass on your kind words to Andrew. Many thanks, Chimene

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today to specifically see the exhibition of the coronation robes.Was worth seeing as they are beautiful.Only disappointing thing there were no brochures to take away and study at home.

Thank Dippzy
Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Dippzy, The Glamis Team are excited to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed seeing the coronation exhibition. Later this evening I shall create an online brochure that shall be available on our website for you to study. Many thanks, Chimene.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place this is, a truly beautiful castle which was childhood home of the Queen Mother, steeped with history and memories. There is a 4 poster bed where the Queen Mother's mother embroidered​ names and dob of all 10 of her children. There...More

Thank MrsJD2007
Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello MrsJD2007, The Glamis Team are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Glamis Castle. All the best, Chimene

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a military castle but more a residential castle, Glamis is definitely worth a visit. The core was built 100s of years ago and the majority 200 years ago, the journey around the interior is varied and interesting. Lots of history given it's recent connection...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just outside the town of Glamis the castle is the home of the Lyon family, now known as Bowes-Lyon. The castle was the home of Queen Elizabeth I, the queen mother and Princess Margaret was born there. We had a guided tour which was...More

Thank loudini56
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Diana C
2 April 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.
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Charles M
24 June 2015|
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Response from Gweneth I | Reviewed this property |
The castle have mobility scooters for use in the grounds not sure they would let you use for the weekend Gweneth
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