Still time to register for Historic Scotland Free Ticket Giveaway
24 November 2011
People looking to kick off their St. Andrews celebrations this weekend (Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November) still have time to access over 40 of Scotland’s top heritage attractions for free.
Visitors must register in advance at a special website www.ticketgiveaway.co.uk
to download their free weekend pass which gives free access for up to two adults and three children to all ticketed Historic Scotland properties on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November.
The free admission pass to Historic Scotland’s winter ticketed attractions includes Edinburgh Castle, Scotland’s number one tourist attraction and recently voted Top UK Heritage Attraction at the British Travel Awards, the newly refurbished renaissance palace at Stirling Castle, and Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness and many more.
Registration will remain open online all weekend but visitors must be in receipt of their pass to receive free entry.
The Historic Scotland Free Ticket Giveaway is part of the ‘Visit for Free’ programme. ‘Visit for Free’ is part of the Scottish Government’s Winter Festivals campaign which celebrates three of the country’s most distinctive festivals- St. Andrews Day, Hogmanay and Burns Night.
Notes for editors:
- Historic Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment. The agency is fully accountable to Scottish Ministers and through them to the Scottish Parliament.
Arnol Blackhouse (not open on 27th November, Sunday)
Dallas Dhu Distillery
Maeshowe Visitor Centre
New Abbey Corn Mill
St Andrews Castle
St Andrews Cathedral
Opening times for Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Urquhart Castle are from 9.30am to 5pm. For all other properties listed above, opening times are from 9.30am to 4.30pm.