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Over 20 of our staffed sites have now reopened and we are delighted to welcome you back. Booking in advance is essential. Find out more and book now

Historic Scotland

Opening times

The site is now open and we are delighted to welcome you back.

1 April to 31 July:
Saturday to Tuesday, 10am to 4pm. Introductory tour lasting 20mins, then you are welcome to continue to explore the site.

1 August to 31 August:
Free guided tours on Mon & Tues, which must be booked in advance. Wed-Sun, visitors can explore by themselves.

Monument may close for lunch.


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More than 20 of our sites are now open. Please book your tickets in advance.

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