A Family HomeGlamis Castle is the family home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and has been a royal residence since 1372.
It was the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, the birthplace of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret and the legendary setting of Shakespeare's play "Macbeth". Though the Castle is open to visitors it remains a family home, lived in and loved by the Strathmore family.
The Park, Garden & Nature TrailThe Park, landscaped towards the end of the 18th century, contains the Italian Garden - two acres enclosed within high Yew Hedges and a Nature Trail amongst the magnificent Douglas Firs and hardwood trees. Here visitors can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Glamis.
Pavilion Shop selling good quality gifts, books, small antiques, paintings and garden produce.
An exhibition in the Old Coach House.
- Licensed Restaurant seating 96, selling morning coffees, light lunches and afternoon teas
- Two shops selling good quality gifts, books, small antiques, paintings and garden produce .
- Reception room with wheelchair access showing a DVD recording of the story of Glamis.
- Picnic area, Children's Playground and ample parking close to the Castle for cars and coaches.
Private Receptions & EventsThe Castle and Grounds are available for functions such as dinners, luncheons, VIP receptions, product launches, gala evenings, balls, highland games and much more. A special events programme is organised annually.
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By Road: From Edinburgh M90, A94 - 81 miles
From Glasgow M80 - 101 miles
From Aberdeen A90, A94 - 55 miles
By Rail: Dundee Station - 12 miles
By Air: Dundee Airport - 12 miles.
Glamis Castle Postcode for SatNav: DD8 1RJ