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Opening times

1 April to 30 September:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm

1 to 31 October:
Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm

1 November to 31 March:





The car park is level gravel.

Approach to site

The site is 800m from the visitor centre, up a gently sloping gravel path.

Visitor centre

The visitor centre has step-free access.


The castle is at ground level, with some stone thresholds and obstacles.

The courtyard is cobbled, with cut grass areas.

Most rooms are surfaced with deep gravel, including the:

  • gatehouse
  • great hall
  • chapel
  • bakehouse


Nearest adapted toilet is at:

Steven Road
AB54 8SX

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome:

  • at all Historic Scotland properties
  • within roofed areas

View our access guide to find out about accessibility at more than 80 of our sites.

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