Dumbarton Castle

Explore an ancient royal stronghold perched high on a volcanic rock.

Welcome to our learning hub

An excellent setting for exploring local heritage, landscape and environment and inspiring creativity through outdoor learning. It’s long history links to key topics and characters from Scotland’s past including Vikings and Mary Queen of Scots and the summit offers sweeping panoramic views of the surrounding area.   

Book a learning visit

Contact: Dumbarton Castle staff

Telephone: 01389 732 167

Use our site information sheet to help plan your visit.

Please contact us in advance to discuss the needs of your group or book a planning visit.

What's on offer for learning groups

Contact us to arrange:

  • volunteer guided tours

Other self-led things to do are:

  • children's quizzes