Dumbarton Castle - Historic Scotland

Dumbarton Castle - Historic Scotland
Dumbarton Castle
G82 1JJ




01389 732167

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Spectacularly situated on a volcanic rock the castle is on the site of the ancient capital of Strathclyde. The most interesting features are the 18th-century artillery fortifications, with 19th-century guns.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences

Opening hours

April 1 - September 30: Monday To Sunday
09:30 To Last Entry 18:00 (closes At 18:30)

October 1 To March 31:
Open Monday To Wednesday And Saturday
09:30 To Last Entry 16:00 (closes 16:30);
Thursday 9:30 To 12:30;
Friday Closed All Day;
Sunday 14:00 To Last Entry 16:00 (closes 16:30) notice Closed 5th To 9th And 15th Of February, 2003.

Dumbarton Castle

Admission charges

Adult £2.20
Child 75p
Concession £1.60.
Please note: Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


  • Historic Scotland

Collection details

Architecture, Social History, Weapons and War