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Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow

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Relive the era of the Stuart monarchy in Scotland at the ruins of Linlithgow Palace. Located just west of Edinburgh on the Linlithgow Loch, the palace served as residence to the Stuart family in the 15th and 16th centuries. Walk through the decaying ruins to learn more about the rich history of Scotland and the palace’s early inhabitants. Climb each of the towers to enjoy spectacular hillside views of the surrounding water. Take the train from Edinburgh to avoid the hassle of parking at the site. Linlithgow Palace is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • Visited with my young nephew, COVID restrictions were in place so the palace had a one way system, though you could break this apart when you hit the courtyard. The palace has a super interesting... 
    Visited with my young nephew, COVID restrictions were in place so the palace had a one way system, though you could break this apart when you hit the courtyard. The palace has a super interesting...  more »
  • Good if nice weather, not far away from Edinburgh, quiet area for walking , good ice cream and also you can stop for fish and chips Recommended for a day out 
    Good if nice weather, not far away from Edinburgh, quiet area for walking , good ice cream and also you can stop for fish and chips Recommended for a day out  more »
  • A lovely day trip from Edinburgh! Took a train there, only 5mins walk from the station. staff is super lovely and helpful, the views from the castle are amazing. Tickets were £7,2 per adult so very... 
    A lovely day trip from Edinburgh! Took a train there, only 5mins walk from the station. staff is super lovely and helpful, the views from the castle are amazing. Tickets were £7,2 per adult so very...  more »
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  • A part of Scotland's history that every Scot should visit...
  • Castle is beautiful,,cannot see inside but its worth to look around as the location is brilliant! Recommend this castle if you are a tourist
  • Great place to visit. So much history. Beautiful views from the top.
  • Great walk round loch. Lots of birds and we'll maintained paths
  • Visited the Linlithgow Palace during COVID. Unfortunately it was closed to the public but you could still walk around the grounds. Great historic and educational value

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