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Linlithgow Palace
Linlithgow Palace

Photo credit: Alistair McMillan, CC BY-SA 2.0, (source: Wikimedia Commons)

This impressive retreat was an ideal place for royals to break the journey between Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle. Several monarchs were born in this royal ‘pleasure palace’, surrounded by its peaceful gardens and grounds.

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Linlithgow Palace is managed by Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland is an Art UK Partner

Linlithgow Palace

Kirkgate, Linlithgow, Midlothian EH49 7AL Scotland

01506 842 896

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  • 24 January 2022

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