- Castles and Palaces
- Tourist Attractions
Suitable for all ages
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
The magnificently situated Urquhart Castle, on the banks of Loch Ness, remains an impressive stronghold despite its ruinous state.
Once one of Scotlands largest castles, Urquhart remains include a tower house that commands splendid views of the famous loch and Great Glen.
The castles history and that of the noble families who held it, is told in the exhibition and audio-visual display in the new visitor centre. The Centre features an outstanding array of medieval artefacts found at the castle.
Visitors can relax in the cafe and visit the shop with its local crafts. The visitor centre contains retail, interpretation area, audio-visual presentation and tearoom and toilets on one level. Stunning views of the loch can be obtained from visitor centre veranda.
- Picnics Allowed
- Restaurant Onsite
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, The Highlands, IV63 6XJ, Scotland
Click here to visit Urquhart Castle's website
01456 450 551
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 16:30
Adults: £8.50, Kids: £5.10, Concessions: £6.80, Under 5's: Free