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Elcho Castle

Remarkably complete 16th century fortified mansion

Elcho Castle

Elcho Castle is a handsome and remarkably complete 16th century fortified mansion with three projecting towers.


  • The setting – attractively situated beside the ‘silvery Tay’.
  • The exterior – a charming composition, with a profusion of gunholes at ground level.
  • The interior – complete and roofed, with remains of decorated plasterwork.
Green Tourism Award - Gold


Region – Perthshire, Kinross and Angus
Postcode: PH2 8QQ

Opening arrangements

Summer only
1 April - 30 September, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5.00pm)

Admission prices

Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60

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5 October 2015

Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

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The Other Mary Exhibition

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Mar's Loyal Highlander

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