Tantallon Castle

LOOKING FOR: Historical, Heritage
ADDRESS: North Berwick
East Lothian
TELEPHONE: +44 (0)1620 892 727
Tantallon Castle
A formidable stronghold set atop cliffs on the Firth of Forth, Tantallon Castle was the seat of the Douglas Earls of Angus, one of the most powerful baronial families in Scotland.

Tantallon served as a noble fortification for more than three centuries and endured frequent sieges.

Visitors can enjoy wild flowers in season and touch the replica cannon. Refreshments are available in the visitor centre.
Region - Edinburgh and the Lothians. Grid reference NT595850. Post code EH39 5PN.
5km east of North Berwick off the A198.

Cycle Routes - Site on the National Cycle Network

Public Transport - From Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, take the train to North Berwick (30 min). Walk from North Berwick train station to High Street at Quality Street (15 min). Take Eve Bus no 120 (Dunbar) to Tantallon Castle (6 mins).

Tel 01620 892727

Opening times
Summer (1 April - 30 September), Monday to Sunday, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
Winter (1 October - 31 March), Saturday to Wednesday (closed Thursday and Friday), 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

2007 Admission prices
Adult £4.50  Child £2.25  Concessions £3.50
Last ticket sold 30 min before closing time.

STB Category 3 - Ground floor access only for visitors using wheelchairs or with limited mobility, but the grounds can be explored.

Toilets - STB Category 3
Shop- STB Category 2