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Palaces and Castle Trails around Perthshire, Scotland

Many of Scotland's most famous palaces and castles are within one hours drive of Perth. Being situated on the outskirts of Perth and with easy access to the motorway, Ackinnoull is the perfect center for touring some of these palaces and castles. Here is a selection of 10 of the best you may want to visit, all conveniently located within an hours drive from Ackinnoull.

Scone Castle (2 minutes by car from Ackinnoull)
Home to the stone of destiny and the crowning place of Scottish Kings including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce. Scone palace houses an outstanding collection of antiques, paintings and rare artifacts. The grounds are renowned throughout the world. A must to visit...

St Andrews Castle and Cathedral (45 minutes by car)
The castle, set on a cliff top overlooking the sea, is famous for its bottle dungeon and fascinating history of deceit and intrigue. Adjacent, are the impressive remains of the cathedral, completed in 1318 and the largest in Scotland.

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Glamis Castle (30 minutes by car)
A castle of legends and fairytales. The ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore, Glamis Castle is the childhood home of the late Queen Mother and the birthplace of Princess Margaret. A Scottish Tourist Board 5 star attraction.

Huntingtower Castle (15 minutes by car)
Huntingtower Castle is a partly restored castle dating back to the 15th century with strong associations with the Stuart kings and James VI. A center of royal intrigue and revenge.

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Blair Castle (40 minutes by car)
Blair castle is home to the only private army in Europe and is famous for its collection of fine paintings armour and beautiful furniture. A 5 star attraction set in stunning Highland Perthshire.

Edzell Castle (60 minutes by car)
A late medieval tower house with a beautiful walled garden laid out in 1604. There are unique carved decorations on the garden wall.

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Falkland Castle (30 minutes by car)
A 16th century royal palace set in a medieval village. The hunting lodge of the Stuart Kings and Queens. The royal tennis courts, the oldest in the world, are still in use today.

Linlithgow Palace (60 minutes by car)
This magnificent royal palace was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and many Stewart kings.

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Stirling Castle (40 minutes by car)
Among the grandest of all Scottish castles both in its situation and its architecture. A magnificent Renaissance palace. Famous for the film 'Bravehart' A must to visit.

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Edinburgh Castle (60 minutes by car)
Home to the Scottish Crown Jewels, and one of the most famous and oldest castles in the world. Overlooking the Scottish capital Edinburgh and Princes Street and Royal Mile
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