Cardoness Castle


Gatehouse Of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 2EH

    A fine example of a Scottish tower-house castle, Cardoness Castle was built in the later 15th century as the fortified residence of the McCullochs.

    Cardoness Castle is a well-preserved ruin where you can admire the exquisite architectural detail of this still magnificent structure, including the splendid fireplace and wall-cupboard where the family's best silverware was displayed, touch the intricate stone carvings and soak up the superb views over the beautiful Fleet Bay to the Solway Firth beyond. There is also a new scale model and a fantastic exhibition.

    Very occasionally the property has to close at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons out with our control. Please check the Historic Scotland closures 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.

    4 Castle
    Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Apr 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 09:30 17:30
    Tuesday 09:30 17:30
    Wednesday 09:30 17:30
    Thursday 09:30 17:30
    Friday 09:30 17:30
    Saturday 09:30 17:30
    Sunday 09:30 17:30

    Summer: 1 April - 30 Sept, Daily 9.30am - 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)
    Winter: Closed

    Ticket Information
    Adult £4.50 per ticket
    Child £2.70 per ticket
    Concession £3.60 per ticket

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


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