Glamis Castle (Angus, Scotland) Reviews
Description:Glamis Castle / Angus DD8 1RJ / Scotland.
Newest Review: ... made in Victorian days but also more authentic breastplates from Oliver Cromwell's time. It was a typical castle trophy room full of things I have no desire to see at all. Our guide did tell u a ghost story which has to do with a blocked off window and a game of cards. The Earl at the time and a friend were playing cards and went on playing after midnight on Saturday thereby into the Sabbath. ... more
Customer Glamis Castle (Angus, Scotland) Reviews (2)
by - written on 01/09/13 (Very useful, 59 readings)
Glamis Castle Glamis, Nr Forfar, Angus, DD8 1RJ Tel 01307 840393 I have to admit ignorance yet again and apart from the fact I had heard that this was where the Queen Mother was brought up I knew nothing more about this place. Strangely the Queen Mother was not born here as I had thought; she was born in London but spent her childhood here. Princess Margaret was born here and in fact there I also a memorial to her in the grounds near the Italian Gardens. If you are visiting a number of Scottish palaces and castles then you can buy a combination ticket for three which includes this one Glamis Castle, Scone Palace and Blair ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/09/11 (Very useful, 111 readings)
Apologies for people who don't know how Taggart says Murder! Glamis castle is in Angus, Scotland just 5 miles from Forfar (the home of Forfar Bridies) and reputedly is where Macbeth murdered King Duncan according to Shakespeare's play. It is open from 10am in April to October and 11am in November and December. Glamis castle looks rather more like a French Chateau than a Scottish castle due to the fact much work has gone on over the centuries. It has been the family home of the Earls of Strathmore since 1372 when it was given to Sir John Lyon, now the Bowes-Lyon family. The original Tower house still remains at the centre of the castle. Glamis was ... Read the complete review
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