Opening Hours

The castle opens daily at 9.30am. Closing time varies seasonally. Winter and summer hours are detailed below:

Summer Closing Time Last entry
1 Apr - 30 Sept    6pm 5.15pm
Winter Closing Time Last entry
1 Oct - 31 Mar        5pm 4.15pm

Closing times for independent museums vary.

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum is now closed to the public until Summer 2019. More details about their heritage Lottery Funded project can be found on their website

We recommend you allow at least 2 hours to see all the castle highlights and to get the most out of your visit. 

Christmas and New Year

The castle is closed on 25 and 26 December. On 1 January we are open from 11am to 5pm and normal hours from 2 January.