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The level tarmac car park has a single accessible bay marked.

Approach to site

The castle is about 150m from the car park along a bound gravel path and over some grass.

Visitor centre

The visitor centre is accessed up a short ramp and has a small exhibition inside.

A manual wheelchair is available for visitor use on a first-come, first-served basis.


The ground level includes the:

  • kitchen
  • bakehouse
  • cellars

The courtyard is cobbled. The tower house upper levels are reached via a spiral staircase of 61 steps with no handrail.

The garden is about 120m from the visitor centre over a compacted stone path. There is a grass path through the garden.

The first floor of the summer house is reached via a spiral staircase of 23 steps and no handrail. The display of carved stones from the garden is in the basement and down a single step.


The visitor centre has an adapted toilet.


Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas.  

Visitors' dogs are allowed at Edzell Castle, but are not permitted in roofed areas. 

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

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