Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site. Find out more about our conservation work
In line with best practice in the visitor attractions industry and as advised by Capability Scotland, visitors with disabilities are treated on an equal basis with all other visitors and entry is charged at the appropriate admission category rate - Adult/Concession/Child. Proof of disability is not required.
We recognise that some disabled visitors may need help to visit our sites and we offer free entry for accompanying carers, these can be added when making your booking. Please note this is limited to two carers per transaction.
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.
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:
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.