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.

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Our Portcullis and Whisky and Finest Food shops are open (Crown shop remains closed), along with our online shop. Thanks for continuing to shop with us.

Face coverings are required to be worn when entering our shops as per Scottish Government Guidelines.

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Interior of the Portcullis shop

Portcullis Shop

Our largest gift shop is next to the ticket office. The huge range of tempting souvenirs includes exclusive Edinburgh Castle merchandise and Scottish crafts.

Jewellery in modern and traditional Scottish designs has been beautifully made to give a lifetime of enjoyment. Clan gifts such as scarves and ties can make the ideal present for family. There are plenty of options to delight younger members of the clan too.

Please note that the shop will be capacity managed and there will be a one way system in place throughout. In line with current Scottish Government guidelines you must wear a face covering when visiting the shop.

Interior of the Whisky and Finest Food shop

Whisky and Finest Food Shop

Seek out drams and delicacies in this shop next to St Margaret’s Chapel. Its huge range of whiskies includes our exclusive Edinburgh Castle 10-year-old single malt. Browse the rare malt cabinet or ask about our free tasting sessions.

Other tempting tipples amongst our locally sourced offering include the award-winning Edinburgh Gin and Magnum Cream Liqueur. Traditional shortbread, whisky fudge, tablet and cakes are some of the popular sweet and savoury Scottish treats to take home.

Please note that the shop will be capacity managed and there will be a one way system in place throughout. In line with current Scottish Government guidelines you must wear a face covering when visiting the shop.

General view of the refurbished Crown Gift Shop

Crown Gift Shop

The Crown Gift Shop is currently closed.

This Crown Square shop carries a hand-picked selection of extra-special items. Among the gifts fit for royalty are some beautiful Jewellery from leading Scottish designers, including Sheila Fleet. Look for pieces inspired by the Honours of Scotland, including our bespoke Honours of Scotland publication.

Many of the exquisite designs from our popular tapestries collection are available to buy at the Crown Gift Shop. Little knights, princesses and even unicorns are well catered for too – with figures, soft toys and kids’ books made for big adventures.

Good to know

No alcohol is permitted to be consumed on site, and proof of age will be required under the Think 25 policy.

In addition, no responsible adults who are part of an educational or school groups can purchase any alcohol on site.

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