Jim Wands

25th August 2020

Dunnottar Castle brought back to life

Have you ever wondered what Dunnottar Castle might have looked like in its prime? Now is your chance – Dunnottar has been rebuilt. Well, not really rebuilt. But a team […]
17th March 2018

Origins of Dunnottar Castle

Following our amazing record year of over 110,000 visitors in the Castle in 2017, I thought I would do a bit of exploring into the often-asked question: “How old is […]
11th October 2017
Potatoes in the ground

Kids go free for the Tattie Holidays

If you’re looking for ways to entertain the kids this October “Tattie” Holidays, why not bring them to the Castle, where up to 3 children (under 16) go free with […]
11th July 2017
Tripadvisor certificate of excellence logo

Dunnottar Castle – No.2 in Scotland!

Tripadvisor has named Dunnottar Castle the second-best Castle to visit in Scotland, only slightly behind Edinburgh Castle! So we would like to say a massive thank you to everyone for […]
16th June 2017

2017 Green Tourism Gold Award

We recently had our commitment to Green Tourism re-assessed and we are chuffed to have been informed that we have again been accredited with a Gold award status and with […]
13th April 2017
Fluffy bunny rabbit

Spring has sprung at Dunnottar Castle

Daffodils are decorating the path to the Castle and we no longer need to wear multiple layers to work – it must be Spring! To celebrate the return of the […]
5th January 2017
Star on stairs at Dunnottar Castle

3 things you may have missed at the Castle

Working at Dunnottar Castle means we are in the unique position of seeing the Castle every day, in all weathers and seasons. This means we often notice little things people […]