Book in advance to visit the castle. We are in a Level 3 COVID protection area and local visitors are welcome. Please check the Scottish Government website before visiting.

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Book in advance to visit the castle. We are in a Level 3 COVID protection area and local visitors are welcome. Please check the Scottish Government website before visiting.

Scottish Government website
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We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you will not be able to visit without booking in advance online. Although things may be a little different, we hope that you will have an enjoyable visit and will be greeted with a warm and friendly smile by staff.

Please review our website for further information on what safety measures and procedures in place.

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