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Opening times

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

1 October to 31 March:
Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm (or earlier in bad weather)

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Prices and opening times

Admission

St Andrews Castle only

  • Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
  • Adult: £6.00
  • Child aged 5–15: £3.60
  • Child under 5: FREE
  • Concession: £4.80

St Andrews Castle and Cathedral

  • Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
  • Adult: £9.00
  • Child aged 5–15: £5.40
  • Child under 5: FREE
  • Concession: £7.00

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 60+ or unemployed.

Admission prices are subject to change.

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Open

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

1 October to 31 March:
Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm (or earlier in bad weather)

Last entry is 30 minutes before closing. Monument may close for lunch.

Closed

25 and 26 December
1 and 2 January

Unexpected closures

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close at short notice.

Before you travel, you can view current unexpected closures.

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