Falkland Palace

Anyone for real tennis?

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Falkland, the former home of Mary Queen of Scots was also the country residence for a series of Stuart kings.

Their royal bedchambers survive, as do a series of impressive 17th-century tapestries.

More unique and intriguing, however, is the presence of the oldest (1539) real tennis court still in use. Real tennis is a forerunner of the modern game, but now more similar to raquetball or squash.

At A Glance

Cupar Fife KY15 7BU
44 1337 857397
Adult £12.50 Concession £9.00 Family (with 2 adults) £29.50 Family (with 1 adult) £23.00
Mar–Oct 11am–5pm Mon–Sat, 1–5pm Sun

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