CASTLE ADMISSION PRICES 2012
||10.00am April - October and 11am November - December
||4.30pm April - October and 3pm November - December
Visitors are guided through 10 principal rooms of the Castle. Starting in the 19th Century Dining Room , our guides give a personal touch and set the scene . They will explain the link the present owner the 18th Earl of Strathmore has to the Royal family and tell the intriguing tales and stories of legend's and ghosts from the family's history.
The evolution of Glamis becomes clear as the tour progresses through the 15th Century Crypt and into the Royal Apartments, it was here, The Queen Mother and George VI spent their honeymoon and HRH Princess Margaret was born.
The tour finishes in one of the oldest and most eerie parts of the castle, Duncan's Hall, which commemorates Shakespeare's setting for the slaying of King Duncan by Macbeth.
From here, visitors are led into the Family Exhibition Room to marvel at the many years of history on display.
The Castle sits in extensive grounds and there are several walks which give visitors the opportunity to take in a mixure of formal and informal settings. The Victorian Kitchen self service Restaurant is situated in the former Victorian Kitchens, and many orginal features remain, including the Service Bell's which would have been carefully watched over by the servants in the 19th Century.
Our Pavilion Shop offers a wide range on souvenir ideas.
Children are given a souvenir booklet to take on the tour which explains the story of Glamis in simple and fun terms.
Foreign language visitors are offered written translations of the rooms in the following languages...
French German Spanish Italian Dutch Polish Czech Hungarian Mandarin Russian