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Although things may be a little different, we hope that you will have an enjoyable visit and will be greeted with a warm and friendly smile by staff.

What will be open during your visit

  • Great Hall
  • Ground floor of Stirling Tower
  • Vaulted cellar in the North West corner - upper floor only
  • Walkway of the West Range
  • Toilets

What will remain closed/unavailable during your visit

  • Summer House (although you can view the original carved panels and interpretation lectern from the Stone Room)
  • Viewing platform on the upper floor of the Stirling Tower
  • Collections room
  • Vaulted cellar in the North West corner - ground floor

Carers tickets

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.

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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Opening times

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Fri to Tues, 10am to 4pm

Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm

Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry.


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