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Opening times

1 Apr to 31 Oct:
Daily, 11am to 5pm
Last entry 4.30pm

1 Nov to 31 Mar:
Thurs to Sun, 11am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm



Prices and opening times


Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £7.50
Child aged 5–15: £4.50
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £6.00

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.

Young Scot Card Holder Offer

To celebrate the Year of Young People 2018, our sites across Scotland are lowering their drawbridges and opening their gates and offering £1 entry to Young Scot card holders. Tickets can be bought online in advance or on arrival at the site (a valid Young Scot card must be shown).

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Duff House opening hours

1 April to 31 October:
Daily, 11am to 5pm
Last entry 4.30pm

1 Nov to 31 Mar:
Thursday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm

Tearoom opening hours

April to October, daily from 11am to 4pm (last serving 3.45pm)

November to March, open Thursday to Sunday from 11am 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, look out for them on our menu.


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

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