Plan Your Visit

Edinburgh Castle is one of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe, Set in the heart of Scotland's dynamic capital city it is sure to capture your imagination. The scenery will take your breath away.

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    Tickets & Prices

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    Opening Hours

    Find out what time we are open to make the most of your visit.

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    Getting Here

    There are several ways to get to Edinburgh Castle.

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    Visitor Security

    Details on security measures at Edinburgh Castle including bag restrictions and searches

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    Enjoy an audio or guided tour of Edinburgh Castle.

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    Access for all

    The Castle is a historical monument atop a steep slope and so may present access difficulties for people with disabilities

where to eat

The Tea Rooms nestled at the top of the castle in Crown Square, is a stylish and elegant place to enjoy snacks or meals.

You will be spoiled for choice at the Redcoat Café – where our chefs have created a seasonal menu including toasted deli sandwiches, soups and succulent roasts. 



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Visit our Itineraries page to make the most of your trip to the castle.


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