Dunnottar Castle is closed today due to high winds inside the Castle. Please accept our apologies. Online tickets will be refunded.
ICONIC SCOTTISH CASTLE

Visit Dunnottar Castle

This impressive cliff-top ruin is a world-renowned tourist attraction, famous for its 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 all 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 Met Office website to check conditions in the Stonehaven area.

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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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