Tantallon Castle, East Lothian

Where is Tantallon Castle?
Get Directions


Tantallon Castle has a great location overlooking the ocean and the high cliffs.

This is a 14th Century castle in good condition with thick stone walls, towers, courtyards and a history of trouble!

You’ll find it on the eastern side of East Lothian between Dunbar and North Berwick.

This is where Mary of Queen of Scots once stayed and it was built in the 1350’s. For hundreds of years it was owned by the Red Douglases who were a very powerful family in their day. Unfortunately the castle was under siege on a number of occassions the last being in 1651 when Cromwell actually destroyed it!


  •  Admission charges
  • Seasonal opening hours
  • Car Park
  • Visitor Centre
  • Toilets
  • Cafe


Tantallon Castle 7 day weather forecast North Berwick in East Lothian

Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Sep 18
Expect a temp in the range 15.3℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Sep 19
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Sep 20
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Sep 21
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Sep 22
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Sep 23
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WSW)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

You may also like ...

In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

Something to eat or visit a beach…

Something to see and do…

Where to stay ...


Copy link
Powered by Social Snap