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  • Glamis Castle

    Ancestral seat to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth and beloved childhood home of the H.M. Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Glamis Castle has been witness to a thousand years of history.
    Springtime is perhaps the most dramatic season when the mile long avenue is stunningly lined with thousands of daffodils.

    In the summer superb displays of rhododendrons and azaleas with their spectacular colours can be seen around the grounds. This is also the time to relax and enjoy the heady scents of the flowers in the Italian Garden.

    In autumn the abundance of trees in the grounds ensures the visitor is treated to a glorious spectacle of autumnal colour.

    Dogs kept on lead are welcome.

    After undergoing a prestigious renovation Glamis House is available as a luxurious self-catering rental accommodation in Glamis, perfect for a corporate event or wedding. Glamis House is also the perfect retreat for a family gathering or special occasion. The House has 1 master apartment, 4 en suite bedrooms and 1 single bedroom and sleeps up to 12 adult guests. There are also extensive gardens and access to a full range of sporting pursuits on the estate and, further afield.

    How to find us



    • The Castle Tour
    • The Macbeth Trail in the Pinetum
    • The Walled Garden
    • The Italian Garden
    • Our Restaurant and Gift Shop

    Guided tours

    Guided Tours of the castle run regularly throughout the day and feature many interesting historical tales and ghostly stories about Glamis Castle. The tours are 50 minutes long and you are shown around the castle with our expert guides.We recommend that groups are booked in advance - please call 01307 840393 or email [email protected]

    Group visits

    We recommend that groups are booked in advance - please call 01307 840393 or email [email protected]

    Promotional Themes

    • Woodland Gardens
    • Water Gardens
    • Maze
    • Sculptures/Garden art
    • Edible Gardens and Vegetables in Season
    • Daffodil Displays
    • Red Squirrels
    • Woodland Wildlife
    • Walled Garden

    Opening Times

    Monday: 10:00 - 17:00 Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:00 Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00 Friday: 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00 also:

    March 30th - October 31st
    10:00am - 5:30pm | Last tour of the castle - 4.30pm

    Dates closed

    Check website for latest details

    Admission prices

    Adult: £7.50 Child: £4.50 Family: £25.00


    Picnic area Shop Car park Accessible parking Toilets Accessible toilets Wheelchair access Accommodation Dog friendly Events


    Glamis Castle
    Glamis, Angus
    DD8 1RJ


    01307 840393
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