St Andrew's Day Free Opening to Historic Scotland PropertiesPosted: 2010-11-22
St Andrew’s Day is fast approaching, and Historic Scotland has come up with a way to celebrate the event - the organisation charged with preserving historic sites in Scotland is offering free entry to 48 outstanding heritage attractions throughout the country for four days: Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th, Monday 29th and St Andrew’s Day itself, Tuesday 30th November.
For the past four years, Historic Scotland has opened its doors for free at a wide range of its properties as part of a special Scotland-wide St Andrew’s Day promotion. This has proved extremely popular with visitors from within Scotland and overseas. As a result, the free entry offer has been extended to four days for 2010.
A complete listing of all properties included in the St Andrew’s Day free entry offer is provided below, but you can also find out your nearest participating attraction and details of opening times,by texting GO FREE to 84118.
Historic Scotland sites open for free are:
Arnol Blackhouse (not open on 28th November, Sunday)
Dallas Dhu Distillery
Glasgow Cathedral (normally a donation only based site without admission charges)
Maeshowe Visitor Centre
New Abbey Corn Mill
St Andrews Castle
St Andrews Cathedral
Opening times for Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Urquhart Castle are from 9.30am to 5pm. For all other properties listed above, opening times are from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
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