From 26 June to 17 August, tickets to our sites are free for all children under 16 as part of the Get Into Summer campaign. Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult.
What will be open during your visit
All external spaces with visitor access accessible for those that have booked tickets
Stern Tower (up to the Great Hall level)
One-way route round the Stern Tower, East Wall Walk, Stem Tower, West Wall Walk, Spur Defence Wall Walk and Exit
The car park has limited spaces and will be monitored. It is only available for those that have booked tickets to visit the castle and its grounds. At peak times please also be aware that Blackness village has limited parking and alternative means of travel are encouraged. Please help us to avoid traffic congestion and support the local community
Our staff have been trained in hygiene and social distancing and have been provided with the necessary PPE
Signage is on site to guide visitors, including one way systems and marked areas that are currently closed to visitors
We have introduced enhanced cleaning measures to make visitors feel comfortable while visiting
In line with Scottish Government legislation and guidance, face coverings are mandatory if you are visiting any indoor/enclosed spaces at our sites including retail and catering areas (subject to some exceptions).
Masks will not be provided, so make sure you bring one with you
Face shields (e.g. visors) no longer count as face coverings on their own. They can only be worn in conjunction with other face covering
Face coverings are not required while visiting external areas of the sites
If you feel wearing a face covering at all times during your visit (including in external areas) will make you more comfortable, then please wear one, as we want you to enjoy your visit as much as possible