Linlithgow Palace | Public Body for Scotland's Historic Environment
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Over 20 of our staffed sites have now reopened and we are delighted to welcome you back. Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry. Find out more and book now

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Plan your visit

This site is currently closed as a precautionary measure while we undertake site inspections. We apologise for any inconvenience. Find out more about our conservation work

How to book tickets

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

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Before booking please visit the Scottish Government travel guidance for any current restrictions in place.

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What will be open during your visit 

  • One-way route in place
  • Courtyard and Wine Cellars
  • Transe at South and East Ranges
  • Stable Cellars
  • Basement
  • Great Hall
  • Chapel
  • Ante Room
  • Museum Transe
  • Royal Apartment
  • Queen Margaret Bower
  • Toilet (West of the palace entrance)
  • Accessible toilet

Some areas/facilities will remain closed for now, we have a phased approach to re-opening while we work to make them safe.

What to expect from your visit

Safety measures: 

  • Our staff have been trained in hygiene and social distancing and have been provided with the necessary PPE
  • Signage is on site to guide visitors, including one way systems and marked areas that are currently closed to visitors
  • We have introduced enhanced cleaning measures to make visitors feel comfortable while visiting

Face coverings:

  • In line with Scottish Government legislation and guidance, face coverings are mandatory if you are visiting any indoor/enclosed spaces at our sites including retail and catering areas (subject to some exceptions).
  • Masks will not be provided, so make sure you bring one with you
  • Face shields (e.g. visors) no longer count as face coverings on their own. They can only be worn in conjunction with other face covering
  • Face coverings are not required while visiting external areas of the sites
  • If you feel wearing a face covering at all times during your visit (including in external areas) will make you more comfortable, then please wear one, as we want you to enjoy your visit as much as possible

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This site is currently closed as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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