Glamis Castle (Angus, Scotland) Reviews
Newest Review: ... much of what was said in the one room. The tour goes through 15 rooms, how I wished I had taken a notebook! The Dining Room *************** This was installed in the 1850's by craftsmen from northern England. The ceiling was stunning and the plaster was decorated with thistles of Scotland, roses of England and Lions of the Lyon family. There are stained glass windows, wooden panelling and some lovely paintings, including one of the Queen Mother's parents. The huge mahogany table seats 40 guests and is available for corporate events. There was a wonderfully ornate nef or ship centrepiece on the table presented by the estate tenants to ... more
Customer Glamis Castle (Angus, Scotland) Reviews (1)
by - written on 14/09/11 (Very useful, 94 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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