Blackness Castle
EH49 7NH


The car park at Blackness Castle has limited spaces and is only available for visitors who have booked tickets to visit the castle and its grounds. Please note that the car park has a rough gravel surface, and there are no specifically marked accessible parking spaces. At peak times, parking in Blackness village may be limited, and alternative means of travel are encouraged to avoid traffic congestion and support the local community.

Disabled parking

There are no specific markings for disabled parking spaces. Visitors with disabilities can use the car park and make use of drop-off facilities at the castle entrance.

Parking prices

Parking at the castle is available only for visitors with booked tickets and is limited to 75 minutes due to capacity restrictions. It is recommended to check availability and restrictions before visiting.

How to get here

By car

Blackness Castle is located in Blackness, near Linlithgow. Visitors traveling by car can use GPS coordinates or follow directions to the castle using maps or navigation services.

Public transport

Traveling by public transport is an eco-friendly option to reach Blackness Castle. Plan your journey using Traveline Scotland or check for public transport options to the castle.

By bike

Cycling to Blackness Castle is an excellent way to reach the site. You can find National Cycle Network routes on the Sustrans website, which will help you plan your cycling journey.

By foot

Blackness Castle is part of the John Muir Way, and visitors arriving on foot can enjoy the scenic route along the trail. The castle is a stamping location for the John Muir Way passport scheme.