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More of our sites are now available to pre-book in advance of their opening later this month. We are working hard to open other sites in the coming weeks


Prices and opening times


We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you will not be able to visit without booking online in advance.

Category Admission price
Adult (16-59yrs) £6.00
Concession (60yrs+ and unemployed) £5.00
Child (5-15yrs) £4.00
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £15.00

If you are a Historic Scotland Member your ticket will be free, but you must book in advance.

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Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 go free. 

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

Admission prices are subject to change.

Historic Scotland Members retail and café discount is not eligible at Dundonald Castle.

Not a Member? Join now to start enjoying the benefits.

Young Scot Card Holder Offer

Young Scot cardholders can receive £1 entry on general admission tickets during 2020. Tickets must be bought online in advance. 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.


24 September to 1 November:
Daily except Wednesday, 11am to 4pm
Last entry to site 3pm

For enquiries please visit or call 01563 851 489


24-26 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

24 Sept to 1 Nov:
Daily except Wed, 11am to 4pm
Last entry time slot 3pm

Advance booking required.


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