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A teacher-led trail exploring maths around Edinburgh Castle
This trail is a cross-curricular activity covering the Numeracy and Mathematics and Social Studies areas of the Curriculum for Excellence.
Illustrated Activity Booklet & Teachers Notes
A partnership project between Historic Environment Scotland & National Records of Scotland, this booklet for young learners commemorates the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath.
Updated 2019 in English and other languages
Visit key locations in the castle and see if you can discover the answers to these questions about the Jacobite Risings
The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
The Go Auld Reekie handling box contains replica and original objects that tell us about life in Edinburgh before, and during, the 18th century.
The Go Roman Handling Box contains replica Roman objects for use in the classroom.
This resource, produced jointly with National Records of Scotland, allows P7/S1 pupils studying the Scottish Wars of Independence to investigate the individuals who attached their seals to the Declaration of Arbroath.
Make your own Mary Queen of Scots statue
The Medieval Abbey Life Handling Box contains replica objects that will help pupils to explore medieval life.
The Medieval Castle Life Handling Box contains replica objects that will help pupils to explore medieval life.
This resource is for teachers making use of our Pictish Life Handling Box.
Hunt around the castle with our free, fun-filled quiz and discover some of our more unusual stories.
A resource for teachers on Stirling Castle & The First World War (includes The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum).