Linlithgow Palace - Historic Scotland

Linlithgow Palace - Historic Scotland
Linlithgow Palace
EH49 7AL



01506 842896

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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.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

April 1 to September 30: Monday To Sunday
09:30 (Last Entry) 18:00 (closes At 18:30)
October 1 to March 31: Monday To Saturday
09:30 (Last Entry) 16:00 (closes At 16:30);
Sunday 14:00 To 16:30.

Admission charges

Adult £3.
Child £1.00
Concs £2.30
Please note: Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


  • Historic Scotland

Collection details

Architecture, Social History