Glamis castle has been the home of the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne since 1372. It is known as the setting for Shakespeare’s tragety play Macbeth. Tours, garden visits, and other events such as private receptions, lunch parties, grand dinners, cocktail parties, fashion shows, product launches, musical evenings, filming and wedding receptions are arranged in the Glamis castle. As of February 2010, it is temporarily closed to public (with the exception of specially arragned visits), but will re-open on March 13th.
The castle was thoroughly restored during the 17th and 18th centuries and now looks more like a French chateau than a fortress of a medieval type. The estate surrounding the Glamis castle covers more than 14,000 acres (57 square kilometres). Various legends and stories such as “the Monster of Glamis” and stories of hauntings.
For more information, see the Glamis Castle’s website