2020 Admission Prices

  Castle & Gardens Group Rate *
Adults £12.50 £10.00
Senior Citizens £11.00 £8.80
Students (on production of student card) £11.00 £8.80
Schools   £6.00
Children (under 16) £8.00 £6.40

Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 or more children)

Chidren (under 5) Free  
Gardens Only Admission £5.00  
Coach/Car Park charge per vehicle (for non-Castle visitors)

£3.00 **


* Group fees apply to groups or 20 or more persons - see more information below
** Car Park Fee can be redeemed in full in the Tearoom or Gift shop when spending £10 or more

£1 discount for booking online - please visit the Buy Tickets page to purchase yours!

Opening Times

1st April - 31st October
Open Monday to Sunday
10.00am - 5.45pm (Last admission 5.00pm)

Further Information

Argyll Estates Office
PA32 8XE
Tel : +44 (0) 1499 302203
Email : enquiries@inveraray-castle.com


Visitors should get guidance and help from Kiosk or Front Door staff on arrival at the Castle who will direct them, if appropriate, to park closer to the Castle.

The tour of the Castle includes 3 floors and it is not possible to avoid stairs. Therefore, we offer FREE entry to blue-badge holders and one assistant as there is limited access due to the stairs and loose gravel around the exterior.

We have 2 wheelchairs available for visitor use on request.

We welcome assistance dogs in the Castle & Gardens, and also on the Estate.

Please view our full Accessibility Guide below and contact the Estate Office on 01499 302203 if you have any further questions.

For information on getting to Inveraray Castle, please see our page on How To Get Here


A 20% discount is available on groups of 20 or more persons, as shown in the table above. Special arrangements can be made for school parties, details will be provided on application.

Castle Tours

Tours of the Castle are self-guided, with guide cards and Guides on each floor to answer your questions. Guided tours can be requested by contacting the Estate Office on 01499 302203. Tours are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed - therefore, advance booking is necessary. Tours take approximately 1 hour.

The Private Apartments

Tours of the Private Apartments including the Broughshane Paintings are available from 22nd April to 11th May. There are two tours per day and places are limited to 20 per tour. Cost is £10 per person - if you would like to do the public-side of the Castle also, the normal ticket price is applicable. Bookings for Private Apartment tours MUST be made in advance.  For further information please phone 01499 302203.


You are very welcome to take photography within the Castle using small cameras or mobile phones. However, these images are strictly for personal use. No commercial photography within the Castle or on the Estate is allowed without prior authorisation.

To keep our artifacts safe and with consideration to all our visitors uninterrupted enjoyment, we do not allow tripods, selfie sticks or flash photography.


In order to keep our artifacts safe, we DO NOT allow backpacks inside the Castle.


Dogs are NOT admitted to the Castle and Gardens, assistance dogs excepted. All dogs are however allowed on the wider Estate when kept on a lead.


The use of drones and other flying machinery is NOT allowed on the Estate.
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