Linlithgow Palace

Kirkgate, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AL

01506 842 896

Getting here

Linlithgow Palace
West Lothian
EH49 7AL

National Grid reference: NS 996 774

Telephone: 01506 842 896

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If you are arriving at Linlithgow Palace via the John Muir Way, we are pleased to be a stamping location for the John Muir Way passport scheme 

Linlithgow Peel Ranger Service

Telephone: 0131 652 8150

Journey planners

Search for National Cycle Network routes on the Sustrans website.

Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.

Dogs welcome at Linlithgow Peel

Please keep your dog under close control at all times. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

Fishing permits 

Fishing permits are available for Linlithgow Loch, via the Forth Area Federation of Anglers.

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Historic Scotland

Opening times

1 Apr to 30 Sept
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm 
Last entry 4.45pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm

Download our brand-new audio guide featuring the royal history of the Palace and stories from the site (included in admission price).

Please note the King’s Bed Chamber and the Court Kitchen are closed.


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