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Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Castles, Tourist Spots
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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Linlithgow Palace by using our Linlithgow travel itinerary maker.
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  • From the road running up to the palace until you leave you can feel the history of bygone ages. A must when visiting Linlithgow. 20 minutes by train from Edinburgh and 30 minutes from central Glasgow ...  read more »
  • This is probably the most important attraction of the town where she was born at the Palace of Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland. Unfortunately, the Palace burned down in the 18th century. Now he has one wall. It stands on a hill on the shore of the Lake. The Palace can be seen from different points of the city.
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  • Took train up from Edinburg for the day and found a wonderful find to include a beautiful chapter and old castle you can climb around and use your imagination. Used the Explorer Pass to see Edinburg, ...  read more »
  • Wow is so beauiful the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots she was prob the best queen, great histroy. Also this is my dream wedding venue don't even have a boyfriend yet.
  • Birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Make sure you see the ornate fountain in the courtyard, in action on Sundays in July and August. If you don't want to spend the money going in, take a walk round the grounds/peel for free and enjoy the views over the loch as well as an array of wildlife
  • Beautiful inside. Lovely intricate fountain. Too expensive though for its size. About double what it should cost.
  • Great place. Visited during the "Spectacular Jousting" event and had a amazing time. Location is beautiful and lots to explore in the ruins of the Palace.
  • Free parking if you drive past the "no parking" sign on the main road. That's meant to scare locals away. Castle and towers are awesome to visit. We had to rush through as it was close to closing time, but the view you get around the area is well worth it.
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