Book in advance to visit the castle. We are in a Level 3 COVID protection area and local visitors are welcome. Please check the Scottish Government website before visiting.

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Book in advance to visit the castle. We are in a Level 3 COVID protection area and local visitors are welcome. Please check the Scottish Government website before visiting.

Scottish Government website
School children at the Discover Edinburgh Castle activity

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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.

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