Doune Castle

Following the latest Scottish Government announcement for mainland Scotland, the castle is now closed.

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Following the latest Scottish Government announcement for mainland Scotland, the castle is now closed. Any visitors with pre-booked tickets from Thursday 24 December up until and inclusive of Sunday 31 January will be automatically refunded. Find out more about our COVID response on our website: https://www.historicenvironment.scot/our-reopening-plans-and-covid-19-response/.

Historic Scotland are delighted to welcome you back. Limits on visitor numbers have been introduced to help keep everyone safe, and you will not be able to visit without booking online in advance. If you are a Historic Scotland Member your ticket will be free, but you must book in advance.

Marvel at the splendour of Doune Castle, built as the home of Regent Albany, ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’. His rich tastes can be seen clearly in the architecture of the medieval courtyard castle.

Today, you can walk in the footsteps of rulers both real and fictional. Doune is a popular filming location and has featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Game of Thrones and Outlander. Actor/director Terry Jones narrates an audio tour that reveals Doune’s exciting history and tales from the Holy Grail film set.

Terms & conditions

Admission
Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £9.00
Child aged 5-15: £5.40
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £7.20
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £18.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £26.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children) £31.00

Opening Times
2 Nov 2020 - 31 Mar 2021
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm

Winter opening times to be confirmed.

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Address: Castle Hill, Doune FK16 6EA
Tel: 01786 841 742

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