Tantallon Castle

 

Access

Carers tickets

In line with best practice in the visitor attractions industry, visitors with disabilities are treated on an equal basis with all other visitors and entry is charged at the appropriate admission category rate - Adult/Concession/Child. Proof of disability is not required.

We recognise that some disabled visitors may need help to visit our sites and we offer free entry for accompanying carers, these can be added when making your booking. Please note this is limited to two carers per transaction.

Parking

A small car park next to the visitor centre has two accessible spaces. It is level tarmac.

There is a larger car park about 400m from the visitor centre.

Approach to site

The castle is 250m from the visitor centre, along a gently sloping grass pathway (steepest gradient 1:10) and over a timber bridge.

Dogs

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

Visitors' dogs are allowed at Tantallon Castle. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

Visiting the site

  • Next to the ticket office, there is an adapted toilet, as well as are two picnic tables and two benches
  • The dovecot (exterior access only) is 40m off the main pathway to the castle and can be reached over cut grass
  • The grass can become muddy in places when wet

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Opening times

There is currently no visitor access to the east tower and doocot.

29 Mar to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

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

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