Urquhart Castle

By Drumnadrochit, near Inverness, IV63 6XJ

01456 450 551
 

Prices and opening times

Admission

We recommend booking online in advance for the best price and to guarantee entry.

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Ticket type Online price Gate price
Adult (16-64yrs) £12.00 £13.00
Concession (65yrs+ and unemployed) £9.50 £10.50
Child (5-15yrs) £7.00 £8.00
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £23.50 £25.50
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £34.50 £37.50
Family (2 adults, 3 children) £41.00 £44.50

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.

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

Dates Opening times
April, May and September Daily, 9.30am to 6pm (last entry 5.15pm)
June to August Daily, 9.30am to 8pm (last entry 7.15pm)
October Daily, 9.30am to 5pm (last entry 4.15pm)
November to March Daily, 9.30am to 4.30pm (last entry 3.45pm)

Lochview Café opening times

1 June to 31 August: 
Daily, 9.30am to 7.30pm

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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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Opening times

We recommend booking online in advance for the best price and to guarantee entry.

Apr, May and Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 6pm
Last entry 5.15pm

Jun to Aug:
Daily, 9.30am to 8pm
Last entry 7.15pm

Oct:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm
Last entry 4.15pm

Nov to Mar:
Daily, 9.30am to 4.30pm
Last entry 3.45pm

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