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Address: 9 Kirkgate | Sulisker, Boghall, Linlithgow EH49 7AL, Scotland
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The magnificent ruins of Linlithgow Palace are set in a park beside a loch....

The magnificent ruins of Linlithgow Palace are set in a park beside a loch. Most of the Stewart kings lived here and numerous renovations to the palace's grand facades and chambers were carried out as each sought to create the ideal modern palace.

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The Palace is enormous it is brilliant for hide and seek with the kids, the staff were very friendly and helpful. We took about 2 hours walking around inside. Take warm clothes as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Moray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Palace is enormous it is brilliant for hide and seek with the kids, the staff were very friendly and helpful. We took about 2 hours walking around inside. Take warm clothes as the wind blows through the palace and can get a bit cold. Amazing views from the top. One of the best we have been to. Have fun... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh what a joy to visit. The actual building is so impressive that you wish you had stayed there. The grounds and loch are so pucturesque. Take a walk round the loch and the palace will remain in your memory forever. The church in the same grounds as the palace should be a cathedral as its fabbm. Plese visit it... More 

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Thank 343goe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I lived in Linlithgow until I was a teenager so I had seen the palace before. I took my husband and kids to see the Palace as they had never been. The Palace is where Mary Queen of Scots was born and it's definitely worth visiting if you are in the area. Don't get me wrong it isn't Edinburgh Castle... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can walk around it for free and there is the loch to walk around too. Wildlife to see and feed a swing park not far around the loch clockwise.

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a brilliant place to visit full of history although I was born and brought up in Linlithgow I have visit the palace that many times with family and friends and never tire or it

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken many friends around this palace, they have loved it and I have never gotten bored. Whilst it may look like a ruin, it is far from a ruin of an attraction. Easily accessible by train (not even 10min walk, unless you get distracted by the many pubs!) the palace sits in a compound, with a 12th Century... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in Linlithgow not far off the motor way network, this is a massive palace ruin. The birth place of Mary queen of Scots , the ruin can only be described as impressive. There is limited pay parking at the foot of the monument and very limited parking in the grounds. There are great areas around the palace for a... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mary Queen of Scots had her home and court here. From the renovated fountain in the courtyard to the view over the loch from the palace walls, this is a spectacular piece of Scots history. You can even participate in the history yourself during the annual events - the summer jousting tournament on the Palace Peel, and parades through the... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inside one of the most spectacular ruins in Scotland you cannot help but walk in the footsteps of royalty. This royal palace was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and an iconic filming location in hit TV show Outlander. Visit the great hall where monarchs hosted banquets, tour James IV’s suite of chambers or say a prayer in the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit here and worth retuning to. Enjoyed looking around here, just wish there was more information boards. I love the fact that you have really great access to all the surviving nooks and crannies.

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