Capture their interest and fire their imagination. Let learners experience history right where it happened. Edinburgh Castle is alive with exciting tales of its time as a royal residence, military fortress and prison of war.
Edinburgh Castle is a national resource for learning which can benefit groups from all sectors of society. Exploring Scotland’s historic environment connects learners of all ages with their local heritage and inspires creativity. Taking learning outdoors also promotes health and well-being.
We offer Free Education Visits from September to May for schools, colleges, universities, youth groups and other qualifying groups. Charges apply during peak season from May to August inclusive. Find out more
To enquire about a self-led visit to Edinburgh Castle please fill out our online booking form
Edinburgh Castle offers a programme of hands on learning activities covering a range of topics and stages. Our fun and engaging activities are a great way to deliver curriculum for excellence.
Scottish schools can apply for support with travel costs.