Summer (1 April-30 September)
Our properties are open seven days aweek, Monday to Sunday from 9.30amto 5.30pm.
Winter (1 October-31 March)
Some of our properties close.For our other properties, normalopening times are 9.30am to 4.30pmunless stated otherwise on the entry.All our properties close on ChristmasDay and Boxing Day. Please telephoneto check for New Year opening.Some properties have special openingtimes shown against their entry.We sell the last ticket 30 minutesbefore the property closes and 45minutes before closing at Edinburgh,Stirling and Urquhart castles, FortGeorge, Skara Brae, Dumbarton Castleand Linlithgow Palace.Some of the smaller monuments mayclose for a short period over lunch.Please telephone the site to check.Properties that are run by organisationsin partnership with Historic Scotlandmay not offer Members of HistoricScotland retail discounts.
Tickets, passes and membershipto all Historic Scotland attractionsare available on-line at
Admission prices are for the period1 April 2010-31 March 2011. Pricesmay vary for major events. There isno concession rate for students. Theconcession rate applies to visitors aged60 and over and the unemployed.Children under five admitted free.
Children under 16:
All childrenmust be accompanied by an adult.Under fives go free.
Visitor facilitiesat Historic Scotland properties areinspected by VisitScotland and gradedon a five-star scale. Properties are alsoassessed under the Green TourismBusiness Scheme which rewards carefor the environment with a Bronze,Silver or Gold award.
Large print guide and access guide:
Call Historic Scotland, Longmore House,
0131 668 8800
to request a copy.
Call the SUSTRANSinformation line,
0845 11 30 065
or go to
World Heritage Sites:
Feature a UNESCO logo.
Dogs on leads are permitted atsome, but not all, properties. Wheredogs are allowed on site, they mustnot go into roofed areas including theshop, visitor centre or café.
Public transport information:
Call Travel Line Scotland on
0871 200 22 33
Key to symbols
Car ParkingBus ParkingToiletsDisplay on HistoryVisitor CentreRestaurant/CaféShopReasonable Wheelchair AccessDisabled ToiletsPicnic AreaSelf Service Tea/CoffeeBicycle RackStrong Footwear RecommendedMay be closed at lunchtime, pleasecall in advance
Winter onlyGuided tours – ask on site for detailsDogs not PermittedVisitScotland GradingGold Green Tourism Business AwardSilver Green Tourism Business AwardBronze Green Tourism Business Award
Opening times and admission pricesare correct at time of publication, butmay be liable to change.
Historic Scotland, Longmore House, Salisbury Place,Edinburgh EH9 1SH Tel: 0131 668 8800
For more information visitwww.historic-scotland.gov.uk