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The Courtyard and Well, Scottish Borders
The Courtyard and Well

Tantallon Castle

Things to do in The-Lothians Scottish Borders
Historical-Buildings in Scotland

Description: A formidable stronghold set on the cliffs overlooking the Firth of Forth. Was one of the main fortresses of the Douglas Earls of Angus.

Historic Scotland

Situation OS ref: NT 597850

How to get there:
By car: 3 miles east of North Berwick close to the A198. Signposted and very visible.
By public transport: Regular bus services from North Berwick to Dunbar pass close by.

Seasonal opening details:
Open all Year, but limited opening in Winter (October to March) closed Thursday and Friday.

Opening Hours:
1 April - 30 September, Daily, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

1 October - 31 October, Daily, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

1 November - 31 March, Mon Tue Wed Sat Sun, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Car and bus parking
Picnic Area

Adult 5.50, Child 3.30, Concession 4.40.

Tel: 01620 892727

Attached attractions:

Additional Information
Green Tourism Bronze Award
4-star Grading

Web link: (where appropriate):
-Historic Scotland

Places to stay nearby:
North Berwick

Local towns and villages:
North Berwick

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The Doocot
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N Berwick Law from the Castle Walls
The Bass Rock from Tantallon Castle, Scottish Borders
The Bass Rock from Tantallon Castle

Tantallon Castle, Scotland