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Access

Parking

Free on-street parking is available near the castle. Visitors can be dropped at the site gates.

Approach to site

The visitor centre is around 50m from the site entrance along a smooth, hard surface. The castle entrance is then a further 50m.

Visitor centre

The visitor centre and shop have step-free access.

Monument

The castle entrance has a stone door threshold.

The ground floor:

  • is mostly level
  • includes a reconstruction display in the kitchen
  • rooms get little natural light

Access to the first floor is up a staircase of 17 steps with a single handrail. There is a single stone step up into the great hall from the landing.

Toilets

Nearest adapted toilet is 350m away at:

Harbour Square
Kirkcudbright
DG6 4HY

Dogs

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

Visitors' dogs are allowed at MacLellan's 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

This site is closed until Spring 2021. We’re working hard to gradually reopen the places you love while making sure the experience is safe for everyone.

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