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Opening times

Rothesay Castle will be closed from Thur 18 Oct to Fri 9 Nov.

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Last entry 5pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily except Thurs and Fri, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm

Facilities

 

Access

Parking

The site has no specific visitor parking. Visitors can use the drop off point at the entrance.

Visitor centre

The shop has ramped access.

Monument

The castle is reached across a wooden bridge with a slight upward slope.

At ground level is a courtyard, which contains a chapel and a residential tower, later converted into a dovecot.

The courtyard has grass and paved surfaces.

Access to the dungeon is down a metal ladder of 10 rungs.

The gatehouse upper level is reached by two sets of stairs, one straight and one spiral staircase. Both may have uneven steps.

Toilets

Nearest adapted toilet is at the Rothesay ferry terminal, about 200m away.

Dogs

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

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

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended. A no fouling rule applies at all our sites.

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