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Mary Queen of Scots Trail

Front cover of Mary Queen of Scots Trail

Mary, Queen of Scots is the most famous and intriguing of all Scottish monarchs. Born in 1542, she became queen at a week old, yet she was ultimately executed for treason. Her reign was marred by troubled marriages, betrayal, rebellion and murder.

From her birthplace, Linlithgow Palace, to Dundrennan Abbey where she spent her final hours in Scotland, there are tales to hear from all throughout her years.

Why not follow her footsteps to some of Scotland’s most iconic attractions, all of which played their part in her short, colourful life?

  • Audiences:

    Visitors, Members
  • Date Published:

    18 January 2019
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Sites Guide
  • Format(s):

    Download PDF

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