7th December 2018

Behind the Scenes: Why We Had Two Archaeologists On-Site

If you’ve visited the Castle recently you may have noticed the works taking place on the path from the car park to the Castle and also one of the walkways […]
3rd October 2018

Thank You – Our Best Summer Ever!

This Summer Season at Dunnottar was our busiest season ever, with over 87,000 visitors between April and August – up 12% from last year! This included first-time visitors from as […]
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 […]
28th December 2017

Hogmanay 2017

If you are lucky enough to be celebrating Hogmanay (New Year) in the area, we recommend you take the chance to see Stonehaven’s unique Fireballs display. At the stroke of […]
29th November 2017

Christmas at the Castle

Winter at the Castle might be cold, but looks spectacular.  If you are in the area over the festive season, make sure to bring plenty of layers and a good […]
11th October 2017
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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
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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 […]
8th July 2017

Notification of Essential Maintenance Work

There will be resurfacing work being completed on the driveway from the car park down towards the Castle during the week beginning 17th July and this is expected to take […]