Falkland Palace

Inspired by Scotland

imposing entrance gates for Falkland Palace Falkland Palace gates

In the heart of the picturesque, heritage village of Falkland in Fife, sits stunning Falkland Palace.

A National Trust for Scotland property, this palace is beautiful inside and out. Originally a hunting retreat for the Kings of Scotland, the setting in the fertile Howe of Fife looks out over the Lomond hills where once wild boar and deer would have roamed.

Falkland Palace Entrance to the palace

The Jameses (I to V) were all here (indeed, James V died here shortly after hearing of the birth of his daughter, Mary, future Queen of Scots) and the house is steeped in Stewart history.

There are impressive rooms full of period furniture, tapestries and artefacts to see inside and, outside, the oldest tennis court in Britain (1539).

The entrance to Falkland Palace Ornate lantern, Falkland Palace

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