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Hermitage Castle

Hermitage Castle has a history filled with intrigue, murders, trysts, torture, and treason.

Hermitage Castle

Please note that Hermitage Castle is operating on reduced opening hours in August 2014. The castle will be closed on Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August. Alternative nearby destinations are Smailholm Tower, Melrose, Jedburgh and Dryburgh Abbeys.

An awesome, eerie ruin, set in a lonely spot, Hermitage Castle has a history filled with intrigue, murders, trysts, torture, and treason.


Highlights

  • The castle’s location – in splendid isolation amid Scotland’s wild Border country.
  • The castle’s formidable presence – easily conjuring up in the mind’s eye the bloody struggles for control of the Anglo-Scottish Border that bedevilled the later Middle Ages.
Green Tourism Award - Silver

Location

Region – Scottish Borders
Postcode: TD9 0LU

Opening arrangements

Summer
1 April - 30 September, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Closed during winter season
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Admission prices

Summer
Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60

Events at Hermitage Castle

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20 August 2014

The Three Estates Costume Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Katy Dove Exhibition

Duff House

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Ring of Brodgar Guided Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Standing Stones of Stenness Guided Walk

Stones Of Stenness Circle And Henge

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Queens of the Castle

Edinburgh Castle

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Fortress for the King

Fort George

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