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
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We have some exciting news this Monday morning! Mons Meg, the world’s most famous medieval cannon, has returned to the castle after being away on her restoration journey! Here she is back in her usual spot with the special guests … Continue reading
I got engaged back in June 2014 in Orkney, which was beautiful and very unexpected! The whirlwind of the engagement was amazing - but as soon as the parties and celebrations stopped, the reality of planning my wedding day became slightly … Continue reading
As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, why not treat her your Mum like a Queen with a visit to Edinburgh Castle! After exploring the castle, dine like royalty and enjoy Afternoon Tea in our gorgeous tea room in the heart … Continue reading
As Regional Collections Manager for Edinburgh, Rachael Dickson is responsible for the objects and artefacts at Edinburgh Castle and also the Mons Meg Project. In today’s post she explains the processes that have been carried out during the MOT. What’s happened Mons … Continue reading