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Linlithgow Palace

Linlithgow Palace
Linlithgow Palace
, in all its Renaissance splendour, is testament to the grandiose plans of the Stewart dynasty. Its mixture of architectural styles and its scenic setting is as inspiring today as it was then.

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
has witnessed some of the most bloody and decisive battles in Scotland's history, yet during the reign of the Stewart Kings it became a powerhouse of Renaissance learning and culture.

Falkland Palace

Falkland Palace
Falkland Palace
was the country retreat of the Stewart monarchs. A place of hunting, falconry and other royal pastimes. It still boasts one of the few 'Real Tennis' courts left in Britain. A true Renaissance holiday home, fit for a king.


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