Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle has been the ancestral seat to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne since 1372, inspiration for Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, and birthplace of HRH The Princess Margaret.

Our expert guides will help you follow in the footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots, James V, Bonnie Dundee, the Old Jacobite Pretender to the throne James VIII, the ill-fated Janet Douglas and of course tell the story of the bitter-sweet life of Mary Eleanor Bowes.




Sunday  10:00 - 17:30  Open
Monday  10:00 - 17:30  Open
Tuesday  10:00 - 17:30  Open
Wednesday  10:00 - 17:30  Open
Thursday  10:00 - 17:30  Open
Friday  10:00 - 17:30  Open
Saturday  10:00 - 17:30  Open
Glamis Castle
  • Angus,
    DD8 1RJ
  • 01307 840393
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