Admission charges for the 2021 season (once Covid19 restrictions are lifted) are as follows:


Individual per person House and gardens Gardens only
Adults £15.00 £7.70
Senior citizens £12.75 £7.70
Students (with ID cards) £12.75 £7.70
Children (5-16 years) £9.00 £4.00
Family ticket £45.00 £20.00
Scooter hire £5.00
  • All prices are inclusive of VAT.
  • There is a ground floor audio visual room for those not wanting to or able to use the stairs.
  • A scooter is available for hire to any visitor with limited mobility to access the gardens.





If you have bought tickets online for the season and are unable to use them on the date specified then please get in touch with us at:[email protected] and we will be able to advise you further.

Disabled Access

Please note at present the entrance hall, Jacobite’s room and audio-visual tour room are the only ones available on the ground floor.

Disabled visitors should get guidance and help from reception staff on arrival at the ticket office who will direct them, if appropriate, to park close to the castle.

A full tour of the castle includes three floors and it is not possible to avoid stairs. Your entry ticket allows admittance to the whole of the ground floor which is accessible by wheelchair from the disabled parking area, and gives access to several display rooms, the gift shop, restaurant, lavatories (including disabled lavatory) and an audio-visual tour presentation (with subtitles) on the castle.

Free use of a wheelchair is available if required, we do not permit wheelchairs on the upper floors.

The audio visual facility provides a rolling 25 minute display showing many aspects of the castle. It is principally intended for disabled visitors who are given priority but is otherwise open to all.

Accompanying carers will not be charged entry to Blair Castle. In addition, we welcome guide dogs, caring dogs and other recognised assistance dogs.

Click HERE to download Blair Castle’s Access Statement.

Click HERE to download the Access Statement for Blair Castle’s Gardens and Grounds.

Annual Pass

Purchase an annual pass on your next visit to Blair Castle and return for free as many times as you like for one year from the date of purchase. Discounts are also available to annual pass holders in our restaurant and gift shop. The pass does not permit access to any paid events over and above regular castle entry (this includes the Atholl Gathering and the International Horse Trials).

2021 Price : Adults £20, Children £10 and Families £50 (2 Adults and up to 3 Children)

Historic Houses Members

Due to the pandemic our free flow tours are unavailable but guide led tours can be booked in advance at the upgrade price below, subject to availability. To make a booking please contact us by email at [email protected]

Adults – £6.30

Senior citizens / student – £4.05

Children – £5.00

Castle Tour

Tours of the castle (except during in Covid19 times), are self-guided, with information in every room and guides on each floor to answer any questions you may have. Guided tours can be requested (excluding July and August) at no extra cost for any groups of 12 or more. Tours are subject to availability on the day of the visit and cannot be guaranteed. Advance booking, particularly when guides are requested, is strongly recommended. Tours take approximately 50 minutes.


Along with English, tours are available (by arrangement) in some other key languages. Room notes are provided in eight languages and guide books in English can be purchased for £4.95 per copy.

Public Transport

Travel to Blair Atholl by rail, the train station is within walking distance of the castle. Links to a couple of timetables can be found here Scotrail and The Train Line.

Bus services are available from Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Local bus services from Pitlochry and The House of Bruar drop off on our forecourt, timetables can be found here.


If you are visiting us by car then please find directions below, the Castle is marked on the brown tourist signs along the A9 however more detailed directions are below. For Satellite Navigation systems please enter the postcode PH18 5TL

Travelling from Perth heading north:

Travel north on the A9 past Pitlochry and take the next junction to the right signposted Blair Atholl, follow the road round and down to the T junction, take a right turn to Blair Atholl, travel through Bridge of Tilt (24 hour petrol garage here if needed) and over the bridge, you will then see the stone walls and iron gates of the Castle ahead of you on your right.

Travelling from Aviemore/Inverness heading south:

Travelling south on the A9 take the junction to your left at the House of Bruar, continue on this road where the Castle will come into view on your left after 3 miles, as you enter Blair Atholl the walls and iron gates will be on your left hand side.

Arriving & Parking

On arrival, you will pass through the castle gates, these are 3.3m (11ft) wide by 4.05m (13ft 4in) high, and will accommodate most coaches and motor homes. If you have any concerns, please contact the administration office on 01796 481 207 for a route that will avoid this entrance.

Free parking for visitors is available 100 metres from the castle for 200 cars and up to 20 coaches at any given time.


You are welcome to take photographs within the Castle excluding the Entrance Hall area using small cameras or mobile phones however these images are strictly for private use only. Please contact us for permission to use for business use.

To keep our collections safe and with consideration to all our visitor’s uninterrupted enjoyment, we never allow tripods, selfie sticks or flash photography.


Dogs (except guide dogs) are not permitted inside the castle, but welcome in the grounds when kept on leads.


The use of drones and other flying machinery is not allowed over Blair Castle, the castle grounds or on the wider estate unless in exceptional circumstances.

Anyone who would like to apply for permission should contact Julia Sim on 01796 481 207 or email [email protected] or Julian Clarke [email protected] for use on the wider estate.

Tullibardine Restaurant

The Tullibardine Restaurant is closed during the winter season.

Gift Shop

The castle’s Gift Shop stocks a wide range of gifts, books and souvenirs; many based on the Blair Castle collections. The shop is open during castle opening hours.


Telephone the castle on: 01796 481207

E-mail: [email protected]

Blair Castle
Blair Atholl,
PH18 5TL


Environmental Policy

Environmental Visitor Charter