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- Crichton Castle
- Alt Name:
- United Kingdom
- Late Medieval (1300AD-1500AD)
- 1300AD - 1399AD
- Hailes Castle, Craigmillar Castle,
Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland,
about Crichton Castle
Crichton Castle is a distinctive medieval castle built as the residence of the aristocratic Crichton family in the fourteenth century. It would later pass to the Earls of Bothwell.
For visitors to Crichton Castle, there is its impressive tower house, unusual facade and fifteenth century great hall.
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Address: Just south of Crichton, Scotland
Phone: +44 (0)1875 320017
Just south of Crichton which is located off A68 approx 13 miles south of Edinburgh. Bus 29 from Waterloo Place in Edinburgh (towards Jedburgh) stops at Pathhead Main Street, 2.5 miles away from the site (30 min. walk).
Open April-Sept, 9:30am-5:30pm daily. Closed in winter. £3.70 full, £3 reduced, £2.20 children
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