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Many historic places are still open for visitors, outwith Level 4 COVID protection areas. Book in advance and check if Scottish Government travel restrictions apply before travelling.

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Getting here

Craigmillar Castle
Craigmillar Castle Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4SY

National Grid reference: NT 289 709

Telephone: 0131 661 4445

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Journey planners

There are good public transport links to nearby Old Dalkeith Road (Edinburgh Royal Infirmary) or Peffermill Road. 

Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.

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Parking is limited at the castle and spaces are on a first come first served basis and where possible if visitors can arrive via public transport or on foot this would help alleviate issues. Visitors can also call the castle (0131 661 4445) in advance for further details on alternative nearby parking. Alternatively, there are good public transport links to nearby Old Dalkeith Road (Edinburgh Royal Infirmary) or Peffermill Road.

Let us know if you spot one of our sites in the wrong location. You can email web@hes.scot.

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Opening times

The castle is in a Level 3 COVID protection area and local visitors are welcome.

1 Nov to 31 Mar: 
Daily, 10am to 4pm

Advance booking required.

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