Elcho Castle | Day Out With The Kids

Elcho Castle

Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

  • Backside of Elcho Castle in Perth
  • Outside view of Elcho Castle in Perth
  • Outside view of Elcho Castle in Perth

Attraction Information

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Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Elcho Castle is in great conditions and full of corridors and staircases, nooks and crannies, a great hall and bedchambers to investigate. Unusually, there are also a large number of toilets, see how many you can find!
There is information on boards around the castle, plus costumes to try on and perhaps pretend the castle is yours. A free quiz is available and you will get a sticker for completing it and guidebooks are available if you want more information.
If you are up for a climb, you can walk around the rooftop and enjoy the lovely views, or if you don't have a head for heights, there is an orchard to walk round, plus a trail that leads from the castle to the river. There are also picnic tables.
The castle may not be suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs as there are a lot of stairs and the floors are a bit uneven but the grounds are accessible.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Onsite Onsite Shop
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Rhynd, Perth, Perth and Kinross, PH2 8QQ, Scotland


Click here to visit Elcho Castle's website
01738 639998

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1st April to 30th September
Monday to Sunday 9.30 to 17:30



Adults: £5.00

Kids (5-15): £3.00

Concessions: £4.00

Under 5's: Free

Last Entry

The last entry time is 30 minutes before closing time. 

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