Caerlaverock Castle

Castle Road End, Dumfries, DG1 4RU

01387 770 244
 

Overview

A wide moat, twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements make Caerlaverock the epitome of the medieval stronghold. Learn all about its turbulent history as a castle caught up in border conflicts.

Its fairytale appearance means the castle is also a popular filming location. Caerlaverock features in The Decoy Bride, a romantic comedy starring David Tennant and Kelly Macdonald.

View a map of our locations to have starred in film and TV. Download Historic Scotland on Screen [PDF, 679.37KB]

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3D model of Caerlaverock Castle

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Opening times

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.

The grounds are accessible.

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