Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle
Glamis, Angus, DD8 1RJ
  • Telephone 01307 840393
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  • Website www.glamis-castle.co.uk
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This category A listed building is as storied as they come: King Malcolm II was murdered here, Shakespeare's Macbeth lived here (although the historical Macbeth didn't), the Queen Mother grew up here and Princess Margaret was born here. For years, the castle was rumoured to contain a secret chamber inhabited by a hideously deformed monster who happened to be the castle's true owner; in the present, the owner is the non-deformed Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and the family runs the place as a tourist attraction and event venue.

Dundee station is about 12 miles away, and the A90 and A94 offer road access.

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There are 4 events at this location

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The Glamis Prom 2017

Susan Boyle heads up 'an evening at the musicals' at Glamis Prom 2017. She will be joined by Lee Mead, Christina Bianco & More

Sat 15 Jul

£41.80 / 01307 840393

Glamis Prom

Popular classics with performances from Susan Boyle, Lee Meade, Christina Bianco and Jai McDowall.

Sat 15 Jul

£38 / 01307 840393

Swordsmanship Weekend

Hear inspiring true tales of battle, legends and swordsmen from Scotland's rich history from professional Master-at-Arms Paul Macdonald and try your hand at swordsmanship with lessons and demonstrations provided throughout the day.

Sat 24 Jun

£9–£12.50 / 01307 840393

  • 11:00 – 16:30

Sun 25 Jun

£9–£12.50 / 01307 840393

  • 11:00 – 16:30

Taste Angus

Bringing together the best in local produce and culinary talent from around the region for a day of foodie delights. Sample signature dishes from top Angus chefs, chat to the local producers, try before you buy from the market and enjoy live music. There's also activities for kids.

Sat 19 Aug

£8–£10 (£5; Children under 12 free) / 01307 840393

Sun 20 Aug

£8–£10 (£5; Children under 12 free) / 01307 840393

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Take Me Out

2 Apr 2009

From cycling, pirate ships, dolphin watching and woodland walks to face-painting, castles, beaches and alien designs, Anna Millar handpicks some of the finest days out and events this Easter, whether you’re a big or a little kid

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