Places to Visit

Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.


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Linlithgow Palace

Walter Scott extolls the beauty of Linlithgow and its natural setting.

Published in 1808, Scott's epic poem Marmion described many places in Scotland, acting almost like a visitor guide for literary tourists. 

Find out more about Scott's work in connection to Linlithgow Palace on our website.

Kirkgate, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AL