Castle Closed

We are very sorry but Dunnottar Castle is closed due to high winds inside the Castle.

Opening Times

We are proud to be open 361 days of the year (weather permitting)!

Bad Weather Conditions

We advise you to visit the home page of our website to check ensure the Castle is open. In the event of bad weather, the Castle may be closed at short notice for safety reasons.

Summer Season

1st April - 30th September: 09.00 – 18.00 (last entry 17:00)

Winter Season

1st October – 30th October : 10.00 – 17.00 (last entry 16.00)

31st October – 29th January : 10.00 – 15.00 (last entry 14.00)

30th January – 26th February : 10.00 – 16.00 (last entry 15.00)

27th February – 31st March : 10.00 – 17.00 (last entry 16.00)

Castle Closure Dates

The Castle is closed to the public on the 25th & 26th of December and the 1st & 2nd of January annually.

A magical place to visit. Everyone should see it in their lifetime.

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