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  • Dirleton Castle and Gardens - HES

    Cross the deep moat guarded by high walls and an imposing tower and discover stories of sieges, nobility and witchcraft in this stunning castle. Direlton is also however celebrated for the beauty of its grounds and idyllic setting. The gardens that grace the castle grounds today date from the late 1800s and early 1900s.Fragrant herbaceous borders greet you as you enter the estate. These belong to the beautiful north garden, which dates from the Arts and Crafts movement of the 1920s The formal Victorian west garden – with its foliage plants and geraniums – was faithfully reconstructed in 1993 and is at its most impressive in September. This year one of the garden’s 24 year old monkey puzzle tree’s finally produced cucumber shaped cones showing it to be a male.

    How to find us

    In Dirleton Village, 3m West of North Berwick on the A198.



    Gold GBTS, VS rating 4 Star

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    • Herbaceous Borders & Plantings

    Opening Times

    also: Open All Year 26 Mar – 30 Sep 2018 9.30am-5.30pm. 1 Oct – 31 Mar 2019 10am-4pm

    Dates closed

    Closed Christmas & New Year. See our website for more details

    Admission prices

    Adult: £6 Child: £3.60 Concession: £4.80


    Picnic area Shop Car park Coach parking, reasonable wheelchair access, children’s quiz, self-service tea & coffee.


    Dirleton Road Dirleton ,EH39 5ER


    01620 850 330
  • Dirleton Castle and Gardens - HES

    Easter Eggplorer Trails

    March 30th, 2018 - April 2nd, 2018

    Dirleton Castle and Gardens - HES

    Lindsay’s Legacy

    May 27th, 2017 - May 28th, 2017

    Dirleton Castle and Gardens - HES

    Man at Arms

    April 15th, 2017 - April 16th, 2017

    Dirleton Castle and Gardens - HES

    Easter Eggslplorer Trails

    April 14th, 2017 - April 17th, 2017