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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
The Explorer Pass offers great value for money, giving access to over 75 top heritage attractions throughout the country including the majestic Edinburgh, Stirling and Urquhart castles. Children will relish immersing themselves in Scottish history, from seeing the military cannons at Edinburgh Castle to playing dress up in the interactive Palace Vaults at Stirling Castle. The pass, which is valid for up to seven days, includes free entry to all Historic Scotland properties, daytime events and more.
Scottish Heritage Pass
The Scottish Heritage Pass offers fantastic value for money, allowing access to more than 120 top historic attractions over seven consecutive days. From iconic castles and elegant stately homes to battlefields and heritage museums, there is plenty to enjoy. Why not visit Culloden Battlefield in the Highlands, where your family can witness the historic fight in a 360 degree cinema? Or maybe you’d like to head for Culzean Castle & Country Park in Ayrshire to meet the deer, paddle in rock pools and tour a fascinating building?
If you live in, or regularly visit Scotland, why not purchase a family membership pass to your favourite attractions so that you can visit as many times as you like throughout the year and even enjoy special events and discounts?
Popular memberships include Historic Scotland, the National Trust for Scotland which gets you access to over 300 properties throughout the whole UK, and Edinburgh Zoo membership which also gets you into the Highland Wildlife Park. The Merlin Annual Pass, which can be used across the UK and Ireland, includes entry to four Scottish attractions - The Edinburgh Dungeon, SEA LIFE Loch Lomond, SEA LIFE Oban and SEA LIFE Sanctuary Oban.
Many individual attractions also offer memberships including the Dundee Science Centre where you can experience over 80 hands-on interactive exhibits, travelling exhibitions and live science shows.