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The Grandeur of the Great Hall

Here on the blog we are looking at the Great Hall, a popular place in the castle to visit. This magnificent building was completed in 1512 built for James IV and its main purpose was to serve as the chief place … Continue reading »

Waterloo Colours: Time Lapse Video

Today (30th April), saw two rare Regimental flags put on show in the Great Hall,  commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. They will be on display until 31st August 2015. Enjoy our time lapse video taken by … Continue reading »

Join Us This Easter!

Celebrate this Easter weekend (Sat 4 & Sun 5 April, 12pm – 4pm) with over 1000 years of Scottish History. From Isabella Buchan, heroine of the Wars of Independence, to a Redcoat soldier and Mary of Guise, take the chance … Continue reading »