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Kellie Castle & Garden

Victorian style comes to the fore in fine artworks, ornate plasterwork and an Arts & Crafts garden

Planning your visit

We want you to enjoy your visit to Kellie Castle – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.

This property is part of the ‘We’re Good to Go’ scheme, which means we have carried out an official COVID-19 risk assessment to check we have everything in place to reopen safely.

Please be aware that for the health and safety of visitors, volunteers and employees in our hospitality venues, we will record the name and contact details of everyone who enters in order to support NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect. This information will be used to enable NHS Scotland to contact you should you have been in the venue around the same time as someone who has tested positive for coronavirus. We are obliged to process this data to comply with The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 11) Regulations 2020. Please see our Data Protection page for further information.

Further to this, in National Trust for Scotland non-hospitality settings, where there is either a pre-booking system in place or there is the potential for close contact (eg in some of our smaller properties), we will ask visitors to provide limited contact information. This is for the purposes of managing the number of visitors and also to support NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect. For further information, please see our Data Protection page.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve made some changes at Kellie Castle to keep you and our staff safe during your visit. We’ve introduced an advance booking system to manage visitor numbers and maintain social distancing. Members can book for free, while non-members will be asked to pay when booking.

Ticket numbers are capped each day, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. In accordance with government guidelines, booking groups should contain no more than two household groups. To ensure social distancing, visitors are requested to limit their time exploring the interiors of the house to 30 minutes. However, there’s no time limit on how long you spend exploring the grounds and our beautiful gardens!

Please note: if you do not pre-book, we cannot guarantee entry to the property and you may be turned away.

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For information about planning your visit, please see the drop-down facilities below or our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: or telephone 01333 720271.

Facilities & access

There’s an accessible tour facility, featuring a slideshow and photograph albums.

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

There’s disabled parking at the castle.

Toilets open 10.00-15.30.

Baby changing
Buggy access
Coach parking

Dogs are welcome on the woodland walk.

  • Parking is available in the main car park, with a short walk through the grounds to the castle.
  • Parking is free for members of the National Trust for Scotland. Pay & Display charges apply otherwise.

Run wild in the woodlands and discover the adventure playground.

Visit the shop, where you can purchase a memorable souvenir.

Toilets open 10.00-15.30.

Take the opportunity to explore our beautiful walled garden and woodland walk, where dogs are welcome.

The ground floor of the castle is wheelchair accessible, as are the shop, tearoom, toilets and garden. A wheelchair is also available.


Opening times


Advance booking is required for visiting the castle; self-guided tours only.

1 Jan–27 May, closed Current period28 May–31 Oct, Fri–Sun, 13.00–17.00 (last entry 16.00) 1 Nov–31 Mar 2022, closed​
Shop and garden

1 Jan–25 Apr, closed Current period26 Apr–31 Oct, Thurs–Mon, 11.00–17.00 1 Nov–31 Dec, closed

Current period1 Jan–31 Dec, Thurs–Mon, dawn–dusk

Entry prices

Garden (donation box)

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50