An Old Castle Through Young Eyes

My brother Zak and I have been learning about Scottish history at school, so our Mum decided to help bring it to life with a trip to Edinburgh Castle. When we got there we decided to stop for lunch first, … Continue reading »

The Grandeur of the Great Hall

Here on the blog we are looking at the Great Hall, a popular place in the castle to visit. This magnificent building was completed in 1512 built for James IV and its main purpose was to serve as the chief place … Continue reading »

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 »

Waterloo’s feared grey horses to ride again

Edinburgh Castle recently hosted the start of a countdown to a very special celebration On Wednesday 18th June Brigadier Mel Jameson, chairman of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Waterloo 200 committee, started the 12 month countdown to the 200th anniversary of … Continue reading »