ICONIC SCOTTISH CASTLE

Visit Dunnottar Castle

This impressive cliff-top ruin is a world-renowned tourist attraction, famous for it’s geology, history and dramatic location.

Perched 160 feet above the waves below, Dunnottar Castle may look like something straight out of a fantasy novel, unattainable and out of reach, but it's right here waiting to be explored…

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

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Dunnottar Castle is located on a rocky outcrop along the Aberdeenshire Coastal Trail, just 1.6 miles south of Stonehaven and only 20 miles from Aberdeen International Airport. Visit by car, bicycle, train or on foot!

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OPENING TIMES

OPENING TIMES

We are proud to be open 361 days of the year!

In the event of bad weather, the Castle may be closed for safety reasons. Before setting off to the Castle, we advise you to visit the home page of our website to check ensure we are open.

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FACILITIES

FACILITIES

We have a range of onsite facilities to ensure your visit is enjoyable. Click here to find out what to expect when you arrive at Dunnottar Castle.

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ACCESS GUIDE

ACCESS GUIDE

Our dramatic location and the historical features of the Castle give rise to some access considerations, please use our access guide to plan your trip accordingly.

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COVID-19 UPDATES

We are pleased to advise that the Castle is open to the public, with strict covid-19 protocols in place for the safety of both visitors and our team.