Falkland Palace Photos

Falkland Palace (16th-17th C) was used by several kings & queens of Scotland. Elaborately furnished, it is run as museum by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).

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Falkland Palace run as museum by National Trust for Scotland. Falkland, Scotland.Gatehouse towers with crosshouse entrance of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Gatehouse towers with crosshouse entrance of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Gatehouse towers with royal arms at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Falkland Palace run as museum by National Trust for Scotland (NTS). Falkland, Scotland.Gatehouse towers with crosshouse (c1500-12) entrance of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Gatehouse towers with crosshouse (c1500-12) entrance of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Gatehouse towers with royal arms at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Arms of King of Scots at gatehouse of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Arms of Marquis of Bute at gatehouse of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Buttresses on facade of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carvings on facade of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Arms of King of Scots at gatehouse of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Arms of Marquis of Bute at gatehouse of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Buttresses on facade of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carvings on facade of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Entrance hall at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Spiral staircase ascends tower of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Staircase wall sconce in shape of mythical beast at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drawing room & private library with central portrait of James V & Queen Mary of Guise at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Entrance hall at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Spiral staircase ascends tower of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Staircase wall sconce in shape of mythical beast at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drawing room & private library with central portrait of James V & Queen Mary of Guise at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Armchairs before drawing room fireplace at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Wood paneling & paintings in drawing room fireplace at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drawing room round side table with lamp & mirror at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drawing room side table with wooden box at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Armchairs before drawing room fireplace at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Wood paneling & paintings (16th-17th C) in drawing room fireplace at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drawing room round side table with lamp & mirror at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drawing room side table with wooden box at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Oval desk in library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Library ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Reception room in keeper's wing at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Oval desk in library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Library ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Reception room in keeper's wing at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved sidechair & window shutters at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved & inlaid chest at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved sidechair & window shutters at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved & inlaid chest at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Reception room trophies under painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Reception room trophy under painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved window shutters against wallpaper at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Edwardian bathroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Reception room trophies under painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Reception room trophy under painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved window shutters against wallpaper at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Edwardian bathroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Heated towel rack at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Door to Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Ornate bed in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved canopy of bed in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Heated towel rack at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Door to Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Ornate bed (1618) in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved canopy of bed (1618) in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved headboard of bed in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved pillar of bed in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.French bed covering in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved headboard of bed (1618) in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved pillar of bed (1618) in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.French bed covering (17th C) in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved sidechair & cabinet with porcelain Delftware in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Scottish marriage chest in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved armchair in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Dressing room at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved sidechair & cabinet with porcelain Delftware in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Scottish marriage chest (1638) in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Carved armchair in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Dressing room at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Upper wall painted design in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal painted ceiling at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Upper wall painted design in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Royal pews in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Upper wall painting & tapestry in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Tapestry of woman at well in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Screen in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Royal pews in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Upper wall painting & tapestry in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Tapestry of woman at well in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Screen in Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Margaret of England, Queen of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of James IV, King of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of James V, King of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Mary Queen of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Margaret of England, Queen of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of James IV, King of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of James V, King of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Mary Queen of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Henry King of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Mary of Lorraine, Queen of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Corridor with tapestries at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Corridor with tapestries at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Henry King of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Chapel Royal stained glass arms of Mary of Lorraine, Queen of Scots at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Corridor with tapestries at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Corridor with tapestries at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Tapestry details of archer in Moorish dress at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Tapestry details of goats at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Cabinet with carved designs at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Wrought iron stair railing with thistle at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Tapestry details of archer in Moorish dress at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Tapestry details of goats at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Cabinet with carved designs at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Wrought iron stair railing with thistle at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Spiral staircase with curtain at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Roof atop spiral staircase at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Latin inscriptions painted on ceiling in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Spiral staircase with curtain at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Roof atop spiral staircase at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Painted ceiling in Edwardian Library (1895) at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Latin inscriptions painted on ceiling in Edwardian Library (1895) at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Painted ceiling in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Trophy heads on wallpapered arch in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Fireplace in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Scottish royal arms in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Painted ceiling in Edwardian Library (1895) at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Trophy heads on wallpapered arch in Edwardian Library (1895) at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Fireplace in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Scottish royal arms in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Desk with typewriter in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Bookshelves in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Antique folding tray in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Antique library steps which fold into chair in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Desk with typewriter in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Bookshelves in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Antique folding tray in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Antique library steps which fold into chair in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Exterior walls & ruins of gallery leading to King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Ruins of east range gallery site of original King James V bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Fireplace in recreated King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.King's bedchamber with Golden Bed of Brahan at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Exterior walls & ruins of gallery leading to King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Ruins of east range gallery site of original King James V bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Fireplace in recreated King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.King's bedchamber with Golden Bed of Brahan (c early 1600s) at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Painted ceiling with royal crests in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Highboy cabinet in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Mirror & embossed brass plates in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Corner armchair in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Painted ceiling with royal crests in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Highboy cabinet in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Mirror & embossed brass plates in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Corner armchair in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Child's punishment chair designed to fall over if child fidgeted in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Arched ceiling of Mary Queen of Scots recreated bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Copy of royal bed with small doors in side to allow access in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Door to allow access in side of royal bed copy in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Child's punishment chair designed to fall over if child fidgeted in King's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Arched ceiling of Mary Queen of Scots recreated bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Copy (1889) of royal bed with small doors in side to allow access in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Door to allow access in side of royal bed copy in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved eagle on royal bed copy in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Foot board on royal bed copy in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Prayer alter in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Cabinet & chairs in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Carved eagle on royal bed copy in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Foot board on royal bed copy in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Prayer alter in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Cabinet & chairs in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chair carved with figure in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Candle sconce with silver reflector in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Spinning wheel like ones that Mary Queen of Scots used in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Mary Queen of Scots coat-of-arms in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Chair carved with figure in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Candle sconce with silver reflector in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Spinning wheel (17th C) like ones that Mary Queen of Scots used in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Mary Queen of Scots coat-of-arms in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Low plain chair in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Rear courtyard exterior of south range at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Exterior facade sculptures on Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Roofline at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Low plain chair in Queen's bedchamber at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Rear courtyard exterior of south range at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Exterior facade sculptures on Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Roofline at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Garden at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Royal bedchamber building at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drainage downspout at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Royal bedchamber building over garden at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Garden at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Royal bedchamber building at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Drainage downspout at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Royal bedchamber building over garden at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.

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