Linlithgow Palace

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Linlithgow, West Lothian

Mary, Queen of Scots Day Tour

Mary, Queen of Scots was one of the most fascinating and controversial monarchs of 16th century Europe. At one time, she claimed the crowns of four nations – Scotland, France, England and Ireland. Private Tours available all year round

Mary's physical beauty and kind heart were acknowledged even by her enemies. Yet her life ended tragically. Join us to explore Mary’s life, beginning at her birthplace in Linlithgow, our hometown, and within easy reach of Edinburgh and Glasgow. We promise you’ll not lose your head.

Included in the tour:
  • 1 day self guided tour with itinerary provided
  • Full Day Escorted Tour
  • By knowledgeable and entertaining guides
  • Ready to share our local knowledge
  • Beginning in Linlithgow (30 mins outside Glasgow and Edinburgh – how to get to Linlithgow.)
  • Holyrood Palace*
  • Edinburgh Castle*
  • Royal Mile*
  • Linlithgow Palace
  • St’s Michael’s Parish Church
  • Stirling Castle
  • Loch Leven Castle
  • Falkland Palace

*self-guided with free information pack

This is a private tour for up to 4 adults and costs £420. If you would like to arrange a Mary, Queen of Scots tour for five more people, please get in touch.

From £105 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

Mary’s Meanders

Cameron Knowe
West Lothian
EH49 6RL

Key facilities

  • Level Access

Tour information


  • Linlithgow


1 Day


  • Driver guide


  • Bespoke
  • Private


  • English


  • History

Tour prices

From £105 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Mary’s Meanders

Tour company information

Mary’s Meanders

Mary’s Meanders is an award winning independent tour guide company specialising in fully customised escorted day tours around central Scotland and Ireland. If you are passionate about history, fantastic castles, scenery and amazing stories, tour with us. We promise you’ll arrive a visitor and leave a friend. We specialise in Ancestry, Bespoke, Outlander, Mary Queen of Scots tours. 2020 Virtual Tours - Outlander & MQS Walking Tours of Linlithgow Private Tours Scottish Road Trip in a gift Box Mary the Coo App We are GOOD TO GO!

Opening times

Shared Tours available 5th April - 29th September

Private Tours available all year around

Virtual Tours available all year around

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