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Royal Burgh of Culross

 
The Royal Burgh of Culross is a unique survival, a town that time has passed by. It is the most complete example in Scotland today of a Burgh of the 17th and 18th centuries. The Town House was built in 1626 and was the administrative centre of Culross with a tollbooth and witches' prison. The old buildings and cobbled streets create a fascinating time warp for visitors.

Close your eyes and you can almost hear the calls of medieval street vendors and the clang of hammers on metal as the Hammermen of Culross fashioned the famous girdles.

Explore the beautiful refurbished Palace which dates from 1597, featuring painted woodwork, and 17th- and 18th-century furniture.

Visit the Townhouse for ticket purchase prior to entering the Palace area.

Admission: £10.50

Opening Times:

Palace & Shop

25 March - 28 March, 10.00-17.00
29 March - 31 March 12.00-17.00
1 April - 31 May Wednesday - Sunday 12.00-17.00
1 June - 31 August Daily 12.00-17.00
1 September - 30 September Wednesday - Sunday 12.00-17.00
1 October - 31 October Wednesday - Sunday 12.00-16.00

Palace Gardens

25 March - 28 March 10.00-17.00
29 March - 31 March 12.00-17.00
1 April - 31 October Wednesday - Sunday 12.00-16.00

November, December, January, February and March open weekdays only, 10.00-16.00.

Closed weekends.

Town Walking Tours

25 March - 31 March 13.00, 14.00,  15.00
1 April - 31 May Wednesday - Sunday 13.00, 14.15
1 June - 31 August Daily 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
1 September - 31 October Wednesday - Sunday 13.00, 14.15

Last entry to the Palace is 45 minutes before closing time.

Getting There

Nearest Station: Dunfermline

Location:
Culross Palace,
Culross,
Fife.
KY12 8JH

Phone Number: 01383 880 359

Website: nts.org.uk

Disabled Access

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