It’s that time of year – Christmas has arrived at the castle! This week our beautiful Noble Fir Christmas Tree was delivered to our Great Hall. With its superb late-medieval ceiling and vibrant red walls, our tree looks very fitting … Continue reading
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Back in 2013, various interest groups within Edinburgh Castle met to discuss WWI commemoration plans and agreed that a Roll of Honour would be a poignant and respectful way of commemorating Scots who fell during WWI. Initially, the intention was … Continue reading
At this time of year stories tend to take a more gruesome turn as we get ready to celebrate Halloween. Here at the castle, with more than 3,000 years of history, we have no shortage of dark tales. It once … Continue reading
Ever since the first of our species slithered, gasping and bug-eyed, from the primordial slime, we guidebook editors have been keenly alert to the importance of evolution. This week a completely new Official Souvenir Guide for Edinburgh Castle has been launched, … Continue reading