Visitor Information

Opening times:

The Castle is open by guided tour only; there is no need to book in advance.

April through October
Monday - Thursday at 2pm
Saturday and Sunday at 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm
No tours on Fridays

November through March: Saturday and Sunday at 2pm.

Admission charge: Adults £5, concessions £3, family £12.50. Payment by cash only.

Tours last approximately one hour.

Guided tours for parties of 10+ can be booked outwith these times by phoning 0131 336 2060 or by emailing lauristoncastle@edinburgh.gov.uk. Admission charge £5 per person.

Garden and castle grounds are free to visit, and open:

April through September: 8am - 8pm.
October through March: 8am - 5pm.


Facilities:

Guidebooks, postcards, and other selected items related to the collections are available for sale. 
 
Refreshments can be provided at an additional cost for pre-booked groups of 10+.

Our courtyard cafe is now open 10am - 4pm at weekends, and from April it will be open every day.


Accessibility:

The Castle is not currently accessible by wheelchair users.  Access is by stairs only because of the historic nature of the building.


Contact us:

Lauriston Castle, 2a Cramond Road South, Edinburgh EH4 5QD

Tel: 0131 336 2060

Fax: 0131 312 7165

Email:lauristoncastle@edinburgh.gov.uk



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