Waterloo Colours: Time Lapse Video

Today (30th April), saw two rare Regimental flags put on show in the Great Hall,  commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. They will be on display until 31st August 2015. Enjoy our time lapse video taken by … Continue reading »

Join Us This Easter!

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 »

It’s reigning queens at Edinburgh Castle!

This week visitors to the castle will have the opportunity to hear more about three of Scotland’s most iconic female monarchs of the past, Queen Margaret, Mary of Guise and Mary Queen of Scots. On Tuesday 22nd come and hear … Continue reading »

Top 10 Highlights

Are you coming to see us over the next couple of months? There really is a lot to fit in to a visit; 3000 years of history to be precise. Get the most out of your trip to our mighty … Continue reading »

A present to the past

Still struggling for Christmas gift ideas? Why not give the gift of Historic Scotland membership this Christmas for a passport to great days out, all year round? “My family and I visited Stanley Mills yesterday. What a fantastic job you’ve … Continue reading »