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Location address: United Kingdom, West Lothian
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The ruins of Linlithgow Palace are situated in the town of Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, 15 miles (24 km) west of Edinburgh. The palace was one of the principal residences of the monarchs of Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries. Although maintained after Scotland’s monarchs left for England in 1603, the palace was little used, and was burned out in 1746. It is now a visitor attraction in the care of Historic Scotland.
Linlithgow Palace ruins was home to most of the Stewart Kings and Queens in the 15th & 16th Century.
Linlithgow Palace was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and host to most of the Stuart kings.