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Catch a glimpse behind the scenes at Edinburgh Castle as staff members blog about life at Edinburgh's famous landmark.

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A Magical Easter

Looking for something to entertain the kids this weekend? We’ve got a cracking (excuse the pun) line-up of events for all the family at Edinburgh Castle from Saturday 19th – Monday 21st April 2014. Look out  for 2,500 year old … Continue reading »

Capturing the Castle

It’s all about photography this week as our spotlight turns to Santi, Historic Scotland’s very own in-house photographer and filmmaker. Santi has the daunting task of covering all of our historic attractions, from Jarlshof Prehistoric Settlement in Shetland to Caerlaverock … Continue reading »

What A View

The panoramic  views from our battlements of are one of the highlights of a visit to Edinburgh Castle.  Dramatic views to the west, south and east can be seen from other parts of the castle, but the view north in … Continue reading »

Did you know? – 5 more castle facts

Since our last blog seemed to go down so well we thought we would treat you all to 5 more intriguing facts you might not know about Edinburgh Castle.   

Did You Know? Five Castle Facts

Edinburgh castle is full of intriguing stories, fascinating facts and dastardly tales. This week, we take a look at five you may not have heard…