The castle is currently closed due to Storm Erik.

More details Asset 1

The castle is currently closed, apologies for any inconvenience.

More details arrow-2

Join Us This Easter!

Costumed Performers at Edinburgh Castle

Celebrate this Easter weekend (Sat 4 & Sun 5 April, 12pm – 4pm) with over 1000 years of Scottish History.

From Isabella Buchan, heroine of the Wars of Independence, to a Redcoat soldier and Mary of Guise, take the chance to meet some of the colourful characters who played important roles in the castle’s history.

Meet the Cast event at Edinburgh Castle

Take part in your own Medieval Schiltron, learn how to greet a Queen and see what soldiers would have taken into battle at Waterloo.

Visitors to Edinburgh Castle make their own schiltron
You never you know who you may meet this weekend!

Costumed performers at Edinburgh Castle
The event is included in the admission price. Tickets can be purchased on the day or to beat the queues purchase them online.

Subscribe by email

We'll keep you up to date with the latest news from Edinburgh Castle.

Sign up