St Andrews Castle

 

Prices and opening times

Admission

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Ticket categories Admission price
Adult (16-64yrs) £8.00
Concession (65yrs+ and unemployed) £6.00
Child (7-15yrs) £6.00
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £20.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £29.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children) £34.00

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 65+ or unemployed. Please note this does not apply to students.

Admission prices are subject to change.

Free and discounted admission

  • Historic Scotland members get free entry to our sites, but please make an online booking to guarantee entry. You must show your valid membership on arrival. 
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  • English Heritage, Manx and Cadw members get half price entry in your first year and free entry for renewal and life members. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry.
  • Carers who accompany visitors with disabilities receive free entry. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry. Tickets are limited to two carers per transaction.
  • Have a Young Scot card? Pay just £1 to visit the castle. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry. You must show your valid Young Scot card on arrival (children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult).  

Opening times

There is currently no access to the siege mine and counter mine.

29 March to 30 September: daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 4.45pm).

1 October to 28 March: daily 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm).

Closed

25 and 26 December
1 and 2 January

Check for closures

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close. We advise checking ahead if the forecast is poor or you are making a long journey. 

Current unexpected and short term closures

Opening times

There is currently no access to the siege mine and counter mine.

29 Mar to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 4.45pm)

1 Oct to 28 Mar: 
Daily 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

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