This month at the castle we’re launching our craft beer menu. Due to increasing popularity of craft beers, we decided to introduce a selection to our menu in The Red Coat Café and The Queen Anne Tea Rooms. We chose … Continue reading
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We recently caught up with Adrian Knibbs, Head Chef at the castle, about his exciting new foodie plans. The chefs and I at the castle have made it through another very busy summer. Sometimes the busy days can sneak up … Continue reading
This Friday, 13 November, is Robert Louis Stevenson day. Born in Edinburgh 165 years ago, Robert Louis Stevenson has become one of the nation’s best loved writers. Famous for his stories of daring and adventure, like Kidnapped, Treasure Island and … Continue reading
Persecution of witches can be dated back to at least the 10th century, and continued throughout the medieval period until well after the Protestant Reformation of the 1500s. Edinburgh Castle was a key location for the witch-hunts at the end … Continue reading
Edinburgh Castle is in many ways the spiritual home of Scotland’s proud military past. The honorary post of governor and continued use of the Governor’s House is just one example of this strong link to the past. It is an … Continue reading