See and do
There are many ways to experience Edinburgh Castle. Go straight to an exciting part, follow an itinerary, or allow an audio guide to show you around.
Explore the castle's highlights
Some of your favourite highlights will be open to visit including the Great Hall, St Margaret’s Chapel and the One o’clock Gun. Please visit the individual pages which detail which areas will be open or closed to visitors.All highlights
Follow an itinerary
Pick a route around Edinburgh Castle based on how much time you have to spare or what interests you most.All itineraries
Eat at the castle
Make a quick pit stop for snacks as you tour Edinburgh Castle. Or come to the castle for a meal that’s an event in itself.
Find your way around the castle
Follow an itinerary, hire an audio tour or allow our expert guides to show you around.Itineraries, tours and guides
Download a map
Edinburgh Castle covers a lot of ground. Take a look at our orientation map to see where the main attractions are and decide what to visit first.
You can also pick up a free copy of the map when you arrive at the castle.
Visiting more than one location?
Why not consider our Membership or Explorer Pass. We offer a range of options to suit everybody, with access to all open Historic Scotland sites for free.Explore more