Enjoy free entry to 77 of Scotland’s top attractions with the Historic Scotland Explorer Pass – a flexible sightseeing pass that allows you to visit the sites that interest you most. Make the most of advanced ticket entry to Scottish showstoppers such as Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle, and visit lesser-known treasures including Fort George. Choose from a consecutive 5 day or 14 day pass and sightsee as you wish; both include a saving of 20 percent on an audio tour at Edinburgh or Stirling Castle as well as an information pack and souvenir passport

Additional information

Explorer Pass5 Day Pass $66 per person, 14 Day Pass $86 per person

A Historic Scotland Explorer Pass is an easy and great value way to see Scotland’s historic attractions. Choose from a consecutive 5 Day or 14 Day pass to suit your schedule, and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want, at a time that suits you best. Both passes include entry to a staggering 77 attractions all around Scotland, from the Borders to the Highlands and the Islands. These castles, cathedrals, palaces, abbeys and so much more are a must-see for anyone visiting Scotland. Among them are world-famous attractions including Edinburgh, Stirling and Urquhart Castles and the Neolithic village of Skara Brae.

Departure Point:
Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Glasgow Cathedral or Urquhart Castle
Departure Time:
At leisure, valid from the time of first use

  • Free admission to 77 Historic Scotland properties
  • Advanced ticket entry to Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle
  • 20% discount on audio guides at Edinburgh and Stirling Castles

Free Skip-the-Line Entry to Scottish Attractions:
• Dallas Dhu Distillery
• Edinburgh Castle (includes 20% discount on an audio tour)
• Jedburgh Abbey
• Linlithgow Palace
• St Andrews Castle
• Stirling Castle (includes 20% discount on an audio tour)
• Urquhart Castle

Free Entry to Scottish Attractions Including:
• Aberdour Castle and Gardens
• Duff House
• Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
• Fort George
• Glasgow Cathedral
• Melrose Abbey
• Skara Brae Prehistoric Village
• St Andrew’s Cathedral

Urquhart Castle