Prices and opening times
- Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
- Adult: £15.00
- Child aged 5–15: £9.00
- Child under 5: FREE
- Concession: £12.00
Save with an Explorer Pass
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.
Young Scot Card Holder Offer
To celebrate the Year of Young People 2018, our sites across Scotland are lowering their drawbridges and opening their gates and offering £1 entry to Young Scot card holders. Tickets can be bought online in advance or on arrival at the site (a valid Young Scot card must be shown).
1 April to 30 September:
Daily, 9.30am to 6pm
Last entry 5.15pm
Late Night Opening in August:
Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am to 8pm
Last entry 7.15pm
No need to book, just plan your visit and pay on arrival.
View a full list of sites with special late night openings
1 October to 31 March:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm
Last entry 4.15pm
New Year’s Day (1 January): 11am to 5pm
The Regimental Museum closes 45 minutes before the castle.
Café opening hours
The Unicorn Café is open year-round and serves a delicious menu of traditional hot and cold food.
The Pentice open-air café is open from April to September and offers a good selection of sandwiches, home baking and hot/cold drinks.
Our cafés are ‘Taste our Best’ accredited, the dishes on our menu are prepared with locally sourced produce, look out for them on our menu.
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.