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Blair Castle & Gardens

The home of the Atholl family for over seven centuries.

Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL

Blair Castle Autumn
Free for members
Facilities
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
Accessibility

Wheelchair ramps/routes
Accessible parking
Accessible toilets
Hearing loops
Guide dogs welcome

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

You’ll find Blair Castle in the traditional Scottish village of Blair Atholl at the entrance to the Cairngorms National Park.

Surrounded by hills and peaceful countryside, the castle has some of Scotland’s finest views. The castle has been transformed through the ages, from its cold medieval beginnings to become a fine Georgian mansion and finally a Victorian castle in the Baronial style.

All of these influences can be seen today on a castle tour.

Opening Times

Beginning of April to end of October.

Open Days: Monday – Sunday.

Times: 10am – 5.00pm (last entry 4pm).

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free. Members do not need to book online, they are allowed to arrive and present their membership cards at the ticket office. We have made allowances for this in our time slots for the day.

Adults: £16.00

Children (5-16 years): £9.50

Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 children): £48.00

Group Visits

Guided tours can be requested (excluding July and August) at no extra cost for any groups of 12 or more. Tours are subject to availability on the day of the visit and cannot be guaranteed. Advance booking, particularly when guides are requested, is strongly recommended.

Educational Visits

We offer reduced entry price and activities that can be arranged in advance for schools and educational groups.

Accessibility

Wheelchair ramps/routes
Accessible parking
Accessible toilets
Hearing loops
Guide dogs welcome

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Blair Castle was a favorite place for Queen Victoria to visit, she gave the Atholl Highland army the right to bear arms on one of her visits and it remains the last private army in Europe.

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