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Over 200 of Scotland’s historic places are now open for you to visit for free. Please see our guidance on visiting sites during COVID-19 before you travel.

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Prices and opening times

This site is closed for now. We’re working hard to gradually reopen the places you love while making sure the experience is safe for everyone. Find out more about our reopening plans.

Admissions

Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £9.00
Child aged 5-15: £5.40
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £7.20

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 60+ or unemployed.

Admission to the shop and tea room on the ground floor is free. 

Admission prices are subject to change.

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Young Scot Card Holder Offer

Young Scot cardholders can receive £1 entry on general admission tickets during 2019 and 2020. Tickets can be bought online in advance or on arrival. Production of a valid Young Scot is required on arrival and applies to the cardholder only. For full terms and conditions, and to see where else Young Scot £1 entry applies, please visit the Young Scot website for more details.

Duff House Volunteer Tours

Volunteering events will take place at Duff House on the first Sunday of each month: 

  • 11am: Guided tour of the inside of Duff House
  • 1.15pm: Outside tour of the grounds including the Ice House and Mausoleum
  • 2.30pm: Piano recital in the Grand Salon
  • 3.15pm Afternoon tea

All except lunch and tea are included in House admission. Book your place on the volunteer tours (max 12) by calling 01261 818181 or meet in the shop on the day.

Open

Duff House opening hours

1 April to 30 September:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Last entry 4.45pm

1 October to 31 March:
Friday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.15pm

Tearoom opening hours

1 April to 30 September:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm 
Last serving 5pm

1 October to 31 March:
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm
Last serving 3.30pm)

To reserve a table or for any further information please telephone 01261 813 004.

We’re a ‘Taste our Best’ café, the dishes on our menu are prepared with locally sourced produce.

Bring your reusable cup, get a 25p discount on hot drinks and help us care for the planet.

Closed

25 and 26 December 
1 and 2 January 

Unexpected closures

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close at short notice.

Before you travel, you can view current unexpected closures

Historic Scotland

Opening times

This site is closed for now. We’re working hard to gradually reopen the places you love while making sure the experience is safe for everyone.

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