The lovely surrounding grounds perfectly enhance the fairy tale image of Glamis Castle. The castle was the childhood home of the Queen Mother and the birthplace of Princess Margaret. A pleasant hour's drive from Birchwood through rolling Perthshire farmland, information on events and opening times can be found here.
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Scone, the ancient Palace where Macbeth, Robert the Bruce and other early kings were crowned on the Stone of Scone breathes Scottish history.
The noble State Rooms and Galleries exhibit a treasury of furniture and art and when you've had all the history you need the grounds offer splendid gardens and woodland. Further information is available here.