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Tantallon Castle

Seat of the Douglas Earls of Angus, one of the most powerful baronial families in Scotland

Plan your visit to Tantallon Castle

Getting there

Region – Edinburgh and the Lothians
Postcode: EH39 5PN

Grid reference
NT 596 850

Cycle Routes
Site on the National Cycle Network

Public transport

From Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, take the train to North Berwick (30 min). Walk from North Berwick train station to High Street at Quality Street (15 min). Take Eve Bus no 120 (Dunbar) to Tantallon Castle (6 mins).

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Facilities & access

Bicycle Rack Bus Parking Car Parking Display on History Picnic Area Self Service Tea/Coffee Shop Toilets Accessible by Public Transport Children's Quiz available


The ground floor is access only for visitors using wheelchairs or with limited mobility, but the grounds can be explored.

Opening arrangements & costs
Month Days Times
1 April - 30 September Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
1 October - 31 March Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Last ticket sold 30 min before closing time.

Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day (25 & 25 December) and 1st & 2nd January.

Very occasionally a property has to close at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons out with our control. Please check our closure page for any unexpected site closures You can also follow closure tweets from @welovehistory using #hsclosure. Alternatively please call the site before setting off to check they are open.

Admission Prices

All year Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40

Admission prices are subject to change. You will be charged the correct admission when buying your tickets on our official webstore.


Tel 01620 892 727

Events at Tantallon Castle

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2 April 2015

Allan Ramsay - Master Draughtsman

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Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

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Mar's Loyal Highlander

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Ring of Brodgar Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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