Plan your visit
We recommend booking your tickets online in advance for the best price and to guarantee entry.
If you are a Member your ticket will be free, but please make an online booking to guarantee entry. Not a member? Join now to start enjoying the benefits
Standard Admission, Member & Explorer Pass Tickets
Partner Organisation Tickets
Partner organisations include, English Heritage, Cadw and Manx Members, Young Scot, STGA and SITOA card holders and current members of the British Armed Forces.
Save with an Explorer Pass
An Explorer Pass (valid for 7 consecutive days) is a great way to explore our iconic sites.
Tour the castle with our audio guide, using your own mobile phone or one of our devices. Pre-book your audio guide when you purchase your tickets online.
If using your own device, you'll receive an email before you arrive showing you how to access the guide. Please make sure you have:
- your own fully charged mobile phone or tablet
- access to a web browser like Google Chrome or Safari
- access to internet through your mobile data provider
- your own headphones
Available languages: English (audio described version is free of charge), Gaelic, French, German and Spanish.
Print versions of the audio guide are available in both large print and Open Dyslexic large print. These are also available to download onto your own device. Please ask a member of staff at the entrance for a copy.
Free for Historic Scotland Members and a 20% discount for Explorer Pass holders. Adult £3, Concession £2, Child £1.
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