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Glamis Castle

Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
+44 1307 840393
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Glamis Castle and Bonnie Dundee Tour from St Andrews
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Glamis Castle and Bonnie Dundee Tour from Dundee
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“guided tour” (149 reviews)
“queen mother” (138 reviews)
“gift shop” (71 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Glamis DD8 1RJ, Scotland
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+44 1307 840393
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"guided tour"
in 149 reviews
"queen mother"
in 138 reviews
"gift shop"
in 71 reviews
"walled garden"
in 70 reviews
"princess margaret"
in 34 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 74 reviews
"childhood home"
in 28 reviews
"italian garden"
in 54 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 18 reviews
"ask questions"
in 11 reviews
"ghost stories"
in 42 reviews
"enjoyed our visit"
in 12 reviews
"excellent tour"
in 11 reviews
"interesting history"
in 11 reviews
"on display"
in 14 reviews
"car park"
in 23 reviews
"sunny day"
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Reviewed today

Glamis Castle is probably best known as the childhood home of the Queen Mother and the birthplace of Princess Margaret. Today ten rooms of the 100+ rooms in the castle are open to the public. Admission is by guided tour only, which takes approximately 50...More

Thank DunelmArts
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Reviewed today via mobile

We took our two youngest - 4 and 13 - to the castle and it’s grounds for the day. The staff were very friendly and chatted to my kids. There was no cautious looks that you can get when you have young ones. We went...More

Thank Ella W
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Reviewed yesterday

Glamis (pronounced Glams) Castle has been in the Lyon and Bowes families for hundreds of years and today is still the home of the current family. The guided tour is very informative and you will see some rooms that have been "modernized" and others just...More

Thank Bonnie M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Glamis in late June 2018. This Castle has much to offer with excellent interior rooms and outstanding grounds. The Guides clearly explained the history of the castle, including the Ghosts residing there. One odd “bit” of history was the medieval device used to...More

Thank Ronald G
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Reviewed yesterday

This castle tour was very good for those interested in the royal family. Wonderful history of the Lyon-Bowes family. Interesting historical architecture, art, furniture, china...

Thank Cindy T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Where the mother of the current queen, was born and where the sister (Margaret) to Queen Elizabeth was born. The castle is really stunning & we arrived just as a guided tour was beginning, so we latched on to it and followed along. Our guide...More

Thank hjs799
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The drive up to the castle gives you an idea of the influence this building and those who have lived in it have had on Scotland. You could easily enjoy four or five hours exploring this spot - dependent on the weather. The gardens ,...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Glamis Castle. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the gardens and the castle tour. We hope you will return to Glamis Castle soon to take part in one of our many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took American friends to Glamis with our family and grandchildren. We had a tour of the castle and gardequesns my oldest grandchild of 6 years really enjoyed going round the castle he found it interesting and asked lots of questions afterwards, both children enjoyed a...More

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

Thank you for your lovely review of Glamis Castle. I am delighted to hear that your grandchild enjoyed the castle tour and that you all enjoyed picnicking in the castle grounds. We hope to see you back at Glamis Castle soon. Sincerely, Chimene

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Castle today, enroute to Banff, had a great afternoon, the tour guide was amazing, Thankyou for the sharing of your knowledge. Pity about the rain.

Thank janette1407
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Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Glamis Castle. All the very best, Chimene

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a brilliant afternoon at Glamis Castle. Very attentive and courteous staff from the word go. We were met at the booking hut by a very helpful man. He issued our tickets and gave us lots of useful information. We then had a lovely lunch...More

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Glamis_Castle, Guest Relations Manager at Glamis Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive review. I am glad to hear you had a wonderful visit to Glamis Castle! All the very best, Chimene

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dharma2015
13 February 2018|
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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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Kerrie W
30 September 2017|
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Response from janefisher47 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open everyday! Certainly in the summer season.
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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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