Plan Your TripLinlithgow Palace
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Please note the King’s Bed Chamber and the Court Kitchen are currently closed.

The palace is due to reopen on Sat 10 Jun. Please note the King’s Bed Chamber and the Court Kitchen are currently closed.

Welcome back to the royal pleasure palace which was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Historic Scotland have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you will not be able to visit without booking online in advance. If you are a Historic scotland Member your ticket will be free, but you must also book in advance.

Explore the magnificent ruins of the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Linlithgow Palace was built and added to over two centuries by the Stewart kings, resulting in a superb Renaissance residence.

Download our brand-new audio guide featuring the royal history of the Palace and stories from the site (included in admission price).

Admission

We've reduced the admission price while access restrictions are in place.

Adult (16-59yrs): £8

Concession (60yrs+ and unemployed): £6.00

Child (5-15yrs): £4

Family (1 adult, 2 children) £14

Family (2 adults, 2 children) £21.50

Family (2 adults, 3 children) £25

If you are a Historic Scotland Member your ticket will be free, but you must book in advance.

Member of English Heritage/Cadw/Manx: half price or free entry, but booking is recommended to guarantee entry.

 

Dogs

Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas.  

Visitors' dogs are allowed at Linlithgow Palace, but are not permitted in roofed areas. 

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.


Opening Hours

We recommend booking online in advance to guarantee entry.

1 Oct to 31 Mar
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.15pm

Please note the King’s Bed Chamber and the Court Kitchen are closed.

 

Located on Route Section(s)

  • 5 Falkirk to Linlithgow
  • 6 Linlithgow to South Queensferry

Categories

History/Heritage
Retail

Facilities

Green Tourism Member Gold Award
Pet-friendly

Our Passport Offers

  • Passport Retailer
  • Stamping Station

Location

Linlithgow Palace, Kirkgate,
Linlithgow EH49 7AL

Latitude: 55.98
Longitude: -3.60