Linlithgow Palace

Historic Buildings & Homes

Kirkgate, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AL

    The magnificent ruin of a great Royal Palace set in its own park and beside Linlithgow Loch.

    A favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens from James I (1406-37) onward. Building work commissioned by James I, III, IV, V and VI can be seen. The great hall and chapel are particularly fine. James V (1512) and Mary Queen of Scots (1542) were both born here.

    Surfaces inside the Palace are mainly stone slabs and small cobbles in the courtyard. The ticket office, shop and courtyard are accessible to visitors with disabilities. More mobile visitors should be able to access the first floor which forms the main part of the property. Access is available to Linlithgow Loch and extensive peel (park).
    Gradings
    4 Historic Attraction
    Awards
    Green Tourism Gold Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Last ticket sold 45 minutes before closing

    Ticket Information
    Type
    Tariff
    Adult £5.50 per ticket
    Child £3.30 per ticket
    Concessions £4.40 per ticket

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Self Service
    • Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available

    Domestic

    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Cycle Rack
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled Access
    • Picnic Area

    Location

    • Lochside Location
    • Town Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Civil Ceremony
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Wedding Packages Available

    Road Directions

    In Linlithgow off the M9.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- There are regular train services to Linlithgow from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Walk 2 minutes to Linlithgow High Street, near Station Road; progress westwards to the Palace.


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