We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 10:00 - 15:15
Linlithgow Palace Admission Ticket
From US$8,07*
Linlithgow Palace Admission Ticket
From US$8,07*
1 205
All photos (1 205)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“next door”(38 reviews)
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:15
See all hours
9 Kirkgate | Sulisker, Boghall, Linlithgow EH49 7AL, Scotland
+44 1506 842896
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Linlithgow Palace
from US$8,07
More Info
from US$48,43
More Info
from US$52,47
More Info
Reviews (1 246)
Filter reviews
1 076 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews mary queen of scots next door historic scotland well worth a visit worth the climb central courtyard dressed in period costume nooks and crannies great place to visit michael's church information boards scottish history gift shop surrounding area explorer pass ticket office car park
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1 076 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

As always the staff in here are great even when one of my customers lost their pass and did not speak English they handled the situation superbly. We have taken many customers to Linlithgow Palace and it is never a disappointment. The history of this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Little S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing history, staff were very enthusiastic and could answer every question. Just fabulous

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dougie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful ruined palace filled with two hundred plus years of Scottish royal history and detailed carving!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Donal M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely recommend this if you want to escape the Edinburgh noise for an afternoon. It was fascinating walking round the ruins of this palace especially the tower. On a good day the views are wonderful and a stroll around the loch is a must (45minutes-1...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laura C
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Fantastic glimpse at Scottish history. Hardly anyone around yet a quick train ride from Edinburgh. Birthplace of the last queen of Scotland and boasts a lake swans and a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andrewjamies0n
Reviewed 13 February 2019

very enjoyable, lots to see, even ventured up to the top- scared heights. Then had a lovely walk around Linlithgow Loch and the town centre.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fionarmcdonald
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Visited today with my husband, main reason to take photos. Thoroughly enjoyed wandering around the grounds snapping away. Beautiful setting beside Linlithgow loch, very open, and today was very windy. Can’t comment on the interior as we didn’t enter. Would definitely recommend a visit, even...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pinklepinkle
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Linlithgow Palace is a beautiful palace to visit, situated in a quiet, beautiful town. With views from the top of the palace looking out onto the Loch, rooms seeped in history, and plenty of information about each room, it truly is a must-see location for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sophieg406
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Lovely surrounding within Palace and church grounds with access to the pond area. Lovely setting and worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 73em
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

The palace is a masterpiece! Full of history and with an amazing feel! Plenty of information inside which helps understand the context. You can climb the stairs inside each of the towers and the views over the loch are stunning! Lots of hidden rooms which...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ricardoa778
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Westport Hotel
270 reviews
.71 km away
Champany Inn
222 reviews
3.06 km away
Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa
1 889 reviews
7.08 km away
Beancross Hotel
97 reviews
7.70 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 56 nearby restaurants
So Strawberry Caffe
220 reviews
.06 km away
254 reviews
.18 km away
605 reviews
.21 km away
The Coffee Neuk
152 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 33 nearby attractions
St. Michael's Parish Church
172 reviews
.06 km away
Linlithgow Canal Centre
161 reviews
.37 km away
Linlithgow Burgh Halls
38 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Alastair B
31 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Nauldy1978 | Reviewed this property |
Cannot remember seeing any dogs within the palace area however the open grounds and the adjacent loch area I imagine would be a dog walking location
6 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Connie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we toured the castle and than walked into town. We decided on a restored Post Office turned Pub and had a good lunch and a friendly bartender. Also it's a short walk to the train station.
4 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Norm45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You have an inside museum portion that explain the build up of the conflict...nicely reconstituted. And you have your guide that will explain you on the battlefield how it happened with lots of stories. Definitely worth... More