The castle opens daily at 9.30am. Closing time varies seasonally. Winter and summer hours are detailed below:
|Summer||Closing Time||Last entry|
|26 Mar - 30 Sept||6pm||5pm|
|Winter||Closing Time||Last entry|
|1 Oct - 31 Mar||5pm||4pm|
The Argyle Tower is closed until further notice.
Please be aware the castle will close at 4pm on Friday 5 October (last entry 3pm)
Closing times for independent museums vary.
We recommend you allow at least 2 hours to see all the castle highlights and to get the most out of your visit.
Christmas and New Year
The castle is closed on 25 and 26 December. On 1 January we are open from 11am to 5pm and normal hours from 2 January.