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Historic Sundays

Historic Sundays

March 3, 2024

Dumbarton Castle and Doune Castle,

Some of Scotland’s most iconic heritage sites, Dumbarton Castle and Doune Castle, will welcome visitors for free this winter.

Scottish residents are invited to explore the country’s rich heritage with Historic Environment Scotland’s (HES) Historic Sundays. For six months, people can get free admission to participating Historic Scotland visitor attractions, which is part of Historic Environment Scotland, on the first Sunday of the month (1 October 2023 through to 3 March 2024). People living in Scotland can access Historic Scotland’s winter ticketed sites by simply pre-booking online and showing their proof of address on arrival.

Advance online booking is required. For a full list of participating Historic Scotland sites, and to book visit

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