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Following the Scottish Government's announcement that restrictions are expected to relax, some of our staffed sites will reopen on Friday 30 April. Tickets available now.

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Getting here

Edinburgh Castle 
The Esplanade 
Edinburgh
EH1 2NG

National Grid reference: NT 252 734

Telephone: 0131 225 9846

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Castle Terrace NCP is the nearest car park and offers a discounted rate for castle visitors: £10 for 5 hours. ou must validate your parking ticket at the machine opposite the drawbridge during your visit.

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

Opening times

Following the Scottish Governments announcement, the castle will reopen on Fri 30 Apr.

Tickets on sale now.

30 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm

1 Oct o 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm

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