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Historic Scotland- Caerlaverock Castle

 
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01387 770244

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Historic Scotland- Caerlaverock Castle
8m SE of Dumfries on the B725

DG1 4RU


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The epitome of the moated, medieval stronghold, Caerlaverock’s great triangular defences guard the Solway shore. This site has had a turbulent past. In 1300, its 60-strong garrison was defeated by Edward I’s vast English army in a siege.
Despite the castle’s rugged appearance, its walls conceal a stunning Renaissance residence of the 1630s. See bluebells in spring, dragonflies and wildflowers in summer and barnacle
geese in winter.

Admission

Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £6.00
Child aged 5–15: £3.60
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £4.80

Opening Times

26 March to 30 September 2018:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm, last entry 5.00pm

1 October 2018 to 31 March 2019:
Daily, 10am to 4pm, last entry 3.30pm

Café opening hours

The café is situated within the visitor centre and is open:

April to September, daily from 10am to 4.30pm October, daily from 10am to 3.30pm November to March, closed Tuesday and Thursday, 10am to 3.30pm

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