Built across 800 years, from medieval tower to 21st-century gallery, Blair Castle is a manifest history of Scottish architecture.

The ancestral home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl, Blair Castle has accumulated fascinating collections over its long and illustrious history. The earliest parts of the castle date to 1269, and the original medieval building was expanded with major developments in the Georgian and Victorian periods.

Visitors will walk through the magnificent entrance hall, ballroom and bathrooms designed by Edinburgh architects David Bryce and William Burne in the 1860s. Recent developments by Jamie Troughton and Hugh Broughton have added a contemporary twist to the castle, including Banvie Hall, a spectacular new exhibition space.

Blair Castle

Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross, PH18 5TL

01796 481207


Opening times

Gardens and grounds are now open, pre-booked guide led castle tours are open for the months of August and September.

30 Mar – 31 Oct Daily, 9.30am – 5.30pm (excluding 27th October)

Please visit the Blair Castle website for winter opening times.

With a National Art Pass you get

25% off entry
Standard entry price

Price displayed is based on a standard venue entry price. Prices may vary according to ticket type and entry day/time.

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