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St Andrews Castle

Protestant preacher George Wishart may have been imprisoned in the castle’s bottle dungeon. Cardinal Beaton’s murdered body was certainly kept in the dank and airless hole. The assassination sparked the brutal siege of 1546–47, when opposing sides dug the remarkable mine and countermine into the rock close to the castle battlements.



What to see and do




  • Descend into the castle’s unique underground mine and countermine to get a sense of medieval siege warfare

  • Peer into the bottle dungeon – one of medieval Britain’s most infamous castle prisons

  • Marvel at the Hamilton Façade, an impressive frontage that reflects the wealth and taste of its builder



Opening times



Open daily 10am to 4pm (or earlier in bad weather)



Check here for unexpected closures



Prices: Adult £7.20, Concession £5.70, Child £4.30, Child under 5 free, Family ticket 1 (1 Adult and 2 Children) £14 Family ticket 2 (2 Adults and 2 Children) £21, Family ticket 3 (2 Adults and 3 Children) £24



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Location


Address

St Andrews Castle
The Scores
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9AR

Tel: 01334 477 196
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.historicenvironment.scot/st-andrews-castle/

Contact

  • Julia Haase

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