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Urquhart Castle (HES)
Urquhart Castle (HES)

Urquhart Castle (HES)

One of the largest castles in Scotland, Urquhart sits on a rocky promontory on the shores of Loch Ness.

Discover 1,000 years of drama, experience a glimpse of medieval life and enjoy stunning views over Loch Ness from the ruins of the greatest castle in the Highlands.Climb the Grant Tower that watches over the iconic loch, peer into a miserable prison cell, said to have held the legendary Gaelic bard Domhnall Donn, and imagine the splendid banquets staged in the great hall. A panoramic view of the iconic ruins, against a backdrop of Loch Ness and the hills of the Great Glen, can be enjoyed from the cafe.

Contact and Information

Drumnadrochit
IV63 6XJ
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Apr to Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 6pm
Last entry 5.15pm

Jun to Aug:
Open until 8pm
Last entry 7.15pm

Oct:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm
Last entry 4.15pm

Nov to Mar:
Daily, 9.30am to 4.30pm
Last entry 3.45pm

Facilities

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Café/Restaurant onsite
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Toilets Available
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Pushchair Friendly
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Gift Shop
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Disabled Toilets
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Picnic Area

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