Dirleton Castle has graced the heart of Dirleton since the 13th century. For the first 400 years, it served as the residence of three noble families – the de Vauxes, Haliburtons and Ruthvens. The subsequent downfall of the Ruthvens saw the castle abandoned as a noble residence.
Opening arrangements & costs
Admission Prices: Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40
1 April – 30 September: Mon -Sun, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)
1 October – 31 March: Mon – Sun, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Region – Edinburgh and the Lothians
Postcode: EH39 5ER
(The castle is located 3m west of North Berwick on the A198.)