This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Glamis Castle

Need a hotel nearby?

Sponsored links

Routes nearby

Places of Interest nearby

Matched content

Hotels nearby

Restaurants nearby

Sponsored links

🔎
Castle
Location type: Castle
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by DromosReference
Made by Dromos

In William Shakespeare’‘s play Macbeth (1603-06), the titular character resides at Glamis Castle, although the historical King Macbeth of Scotland (d. 1057) had no connection to the castle.

Glamis Castle is the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

The most famous legend connected with the castle is that of the Monster of Glamis, a hideously deformed child born to the family. In the story, the monster was kept in the castle all his life and his suite of rooms bricked up after his death. Another monster is supposed to have dwelt in Loch Calder near the castle.

Source: Wikipedia

Classify this POI
Link to route

Comments

Add comment