Blackness Castle

Local nameBlackness Castle
LocationFalkirk Council, UK

This 15th-century fortress used to serve as a state prison in the past. Admire the views from its tower.

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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass

Opening hours

Apr - Sep:
Daily: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Oct - Mar:
Sat - Wed: 10 am - 4 pm


Adults: £5.50
Seniors (60+): £4.40
Children (5-15): £3.30
Children (under 5): free

More information and contact

Official website


Phone +44 1506 834807

Address Blackness, Linlithgow EH49 7NH, United Kingdom

Coordinates 56°0'21.61" N -3°30'58.224" E

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