Summer (1 April – 30 September): Open 9.30am – 6.00pm (Last entry 5.00pm)
Winter (1 October – 31 March): Open 9.30am – 5.00pm (Last entry 4.00pm)
Early closures - August 2022
The castle will close early on the following dates to accommodate the Tattoo and additional performances: 6, 13, 20, 26 and 27 August.
Last entry will be 3.30pm and the castle will close at 5pm.
Closed 25th & 26th December
On 1st January Edinburgh Castle is open from 11.00am to 5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm)
Address: Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG
Due to the Order of the Thistle Service taking place on 30 June 2022, there will be no access to Johnson Terrace or the Lawn market for vehicles between 9:30am and 1pm.
Please note, there are no storage facilities for prams or pushchairs and rucksacks/suitcases over 30L will not be permitted.
The last entry is 1 hour before closing
Free guided tours are on a first come first served basis, please ask a member of staff to direct you to the next available tour