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DUNDONALD CASTLE

War and romance, smuggling and heroism, tales of the supernatural and more – Royal Dundonald Castle is one of Scotland’s most unexplored and fascinating treasures.

Home to Scots King Robert II, grandson of Robert the Bruce; it’s where the formidable Stewart dynasty was born. The 14th century Castle, its ancient hilltop and surrounding woodland hold their secrets and those of the powerful Cochrane family, favourites of King Charles I.

Experience impressive barrel-vaulted ceilings, enjoy spectacular coastal views and join the Castle Team for stories and rare finds from the site’s 2000-year-old past. The Castle’s rich history is illustrated for all ages, through initiatives in Education, Archaeology, Events and Exhibitions.

Dundonald Castle’s legacy is just beginning. It’s a vibrant ‘living’ monument and holds a special place in the heart of its village. The busy Visitor Centre and welcoming café are the focal point for the famous Dundonald Highland Games and a unique place for local residents and their children to make memories for years to come.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Easter Event – Egg Hunt

Dundonald Castle Sat 31st March and Sun 1st April - 11am-3pm

Our Easter Event this year will be an amazing Easter Egg Hunt! Our mischievous little Easter Bunny has hidden chocolate eggs in 10 different locations around the castle! Come along on Easter Weekend a [...]

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Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday: 9:30am to 5:30pm - Last Entry to Castle 5pm

Open Every Day

For enquiries call +44 (0)1563 851489

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