Dumbarton Castle

Book tickets

Important notice

Dumbarton Castle will be open 5 days per week for the month of June. Please check "prices and times" for details.   

 

Getting here

Dumbarton Castle
Castle Road
Dumbarton
Dunbartonshire
G82 1JJ

National Grid reference: NS 398 744 - NS 401 745

Telephone: 01389 732 167 

View Dumbarton Castle on a Google map

Travel the green way

Help us cut carbon and traffic and preserve this historic site for future generations. Find out how to get here by train, bus, bike and foot

Good Journey logo

Journey planners

Search for National Cycle Network routes on the Sustrans website.

Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.

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

Opening times

The castle will be closed on the following dates in June: Sun 2; Thur 6; Fri 7; Mon 10; Sun 16; Mon 17; Mon 24; Tues 25 and Sun 30.

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm (last entry 4.15pm).

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily except Thur & Fri, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm).

Historic Scotland

Facilities

Download our visitor app

Discover more on the go – the Historic Scotland app lets you find out about Scotland’s most iconic places wherever you are.

Plan your visit

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

Become a member

Join Historic Scotland to visit our properties free of charge for a full year and support our work at the same time.

Hire a site for filming

Use one of our fantastic locations on your next shoot for an awe-inspiring backdrop to your work.

Learning visits

Our 300+ historic places serve as creative inspiration for all sorts of learning activities – and for learners of all ages.

Search our events

See the past brought to life by the imaginative year-round programme of events at our properties.