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Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle is situated beside the village of Glamis — pronounced Glahmz (in IPA [ɡlɑːmz]) — in the county of Angus, Scotland. It is the home of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore, who open it to the public. It is not run by the National Trust for Scotland. Glamis Castle was the childhood home of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, best known as the Queen Mother. A picture of the castle is featured on the Royal Bank of Scotland ten pound note.

There is a tea room in the castle, and the gardens and grounds are also open to the public.

Mentions in fiction

  • In the play Macbeth, the eponym resides at Glamis Castle, and King Duncan is murdered there.

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