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20 lesser known facts about the Stone of Destiny – 20 facts for 20 years!

The centuries old Stone of Destiny was winched out of the Coronation Chair inch by inch, taking collection and conservation specialists more than six hours in total to complete the careful operation. To mark the 20th anniversary of the Stone … Continue reading »

Going Green at Edinburgh Castle

Situated in the heart of Scotland’s capital city, the castle is an instantly recognisable landmark for all the right reasons. We caught up with David Harkin in our Conservation team to talk about the castle’s energy saving measures. To start … Continue reading »