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
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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
Whether you are a reader or a writer, books play a key role in providing information, inspiration and entertainment. I know I have been guilty of choosing a book with an attractive front cover over content (terrible I know) however … Continue reading
We recently caught up with one of our castle guides – meet Dónal! How long have you been guiding? I have been part of the guiding team since 2002 however I started conducting the daily tours in 2004. What is … Continue reading
The castle rock face has endured some turbulent times and even in todays’ time it faces its challenges. Historically, we know of at least 26 separate occasions where an attempt was made to take the castle by force. Even the … Continue reading