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Castlehill, EH1 2NG.

The most popular visitor attraction in Scotland

1/8: The most popular visitor attraction in Scotland

  • The One o Clock gun is fired every day except Sunday, Good Friday and Christmas Day
  • Mons Meg could fire stones weighing 400lbs over 2 miles!
  • There has been a castle on this site for nearly a thousand years
  • One of the most iconic landmarks in Scotland
  • Experience hundreds of years of history
  • Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline
  • Castle Hill is actually an extinct volcano!
  • A wonderfully scenic spot to enjoy with a loved one!
  • Castle Rock is said to have formed over 350 million years ago
  • The castle is home to the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh, St Margaret's Cathedral.

Edinburgh Castle Breaks

Edinburgh Castle is one of Edinburgh’s most popular attractions and gives visitors a true insight into the intriguing history of this Scottish stronghold.

About Edinburgh Castle

Dating back to the 12th Century, Edinburgh Castle is steeped in a rich and varied history and is a great place for the family to uncover the historical significance of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmark. The castle is located at the top of the Royal Mile and dominates the Scottish capital’s skyline, offering spectacular panoramas over the city from the Argyle Battery. The castle is also home to the National War Museum of Scotland, the 15th-century siege gun, Mons Meg and Prisons of War Exhibition, as well as The Stone of Destiny, St. Margaret’s Chapel and the Scottish Crown Jewels.

Edinburgh Castle Highlights

  • At 1pm (every day except Sundays), you can witness the iconic One o’clock Gun
  • See one of the world’s oldest canons, Mons Meg
  • Enjow sweeping panoramas of the city from the Arygle Battery
  • Enjoy a drink and a light bite in the castle's quaint Queen Anne Tearoom

What Makes it Super

A great attraction in the heart of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle is a must-see for all ages and has on an impressive volcanic rock for thousands of years. It features many historical sites and exhibitions to explore and there is also a shop where you can buy Scottish souvenirs.


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