As the Edinburgh Festival slowly draws to a close, we are preparing for the spectacular Virgin Money fireworks display. The display will be choreographed with the beautiful sounds of the Scottish Symphony Orchestra and begins tonight (Monday 31st August) at … Continue reading
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Many visitors to Edinburgh Castle look forward to seeing one of our highlights. It fires at one o’clock from Mills Mount every day, except Sundays, Good Friday and Christmas Day. It is, of course, the One O’clock Gun. The One O’clock … Continue reading
We are delighted to nominated for Best UK Heritage attraction in this year’s British Travel Awards! It is a great accolade for the castle to receive and we’d be thrilled if we could make it a fifth year in a … Continue reading
Our quirky non feathered friends are fairly recent additions to the castle. Available in different guises of Mary Queen of Scots, Robert the Bruce, Braveheart and Piper duck. Robert the Bruce and Braveheart are exclusive to Edinburgh Castle. Next … Continue reading
As we commemorate the anniversary of World War One today (4th August 2015) we look at a particular recipe that soldiers made. During WWI, the bulk of a soldier’s diet in the trenches was bully beef (canned corned beef), bread … Continue reading