Blackness Castle and its collection

Blackness Castle

Built in the 15th century by one of Scotland’s most powerful families, the Crichtons, Blackness was never destined as a peaceful lordly residence; its enduring roles were those of garrison fortress and state prison.

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Blackness Castle
Blackness Castle
EH49 7NH Linlithgow

Visitor information Blackness Castle

Opening hours

1 April to 30 September:
Daily, 9.30 to 5pm
Last entry at 4.15pm

1 October to 31 March:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry at 3.15pm


0 – 4Free
7 – 15£4.50
16 – 64£7.50
Family (1 adult, 2 children)£15.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children)£21.50
Family (2 adults, 3 children)£25.50


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Blackness Castle, Linlithgow

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