- Castles and Palaces
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Outdoor
Built for the Regent Albany, Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle that kids of all ages can get imaginative about.
Its most striking feature is the 100ft high gatehouse which includes the splendid Lord's Hall with its musicians' gallery, double fireplace and carved oak screen.
Discover the new nature trail in the castle grounds or take an audio tour of the castle narrated by Monty Python's Terry Jones. Hear the exciting history of the medieval castle and residents, as well stories of the making of Monty Python and the Holy Grail which was filmed at the castle. Visitors can hear clips from the film and find out about the alternative history of Spamalot, elderberries, African swallows and wooden badgers.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Parking Available Nearby
Getting There and Contact Information
Castle Road, Doune, Stirling and Falkirk, FK16 6EA, Scotland
Click here to visit Doune Castle's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
1st April - 30th September: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:30
1st October - 31st March: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Adults (16+): £5.50
Kids (5–15): £3.30
Under 5's: Free