Castle of Mey

The Castle of Mey
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Since 1952 the property of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, the Castle of Mey is situated on the north coast of Caithness, in the parish of Canisbay, about 15 miles east of Thurso and 6 miles west of John O'Groats. It stands on rising ground about 400 yards from the seashore, overlooking the Pentland Firth and the Orkney Islands.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences

Opening hours

Normal opening times for The Castle and Gardens of Mey will be from 13th May to 30 September inclusive, but will be closed in 2015 from 27th July to 10th August inclusive.

Admission charges

Prices 2015
Castle, Garden & Grounds
Adult £11.00
Senior £9.75
Group £9.75
Child £6.50
Family £29.00

Additional info

partial disbility access preferably with written prior notice

Castle of Mey
KW14 8XH



01847 851473

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