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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 July and August 2014.  

  • The castle will be open MORNING ONLY on the 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st July, closing at 2pm
  • The castle will be closed but the grounds open on the 18th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th July.  
  • The castle will be closed but the grounds open 1-3 August.
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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23 July 2014

Olivia Irvine - Being Somewhere

Duff House

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The Three Estates Costume Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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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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Mary, Queen of Scots

Edinburgh Castle

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Fortress for the King

Fort George

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