Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Edinburgh Castle Research
New research into Mary Queen of Scots belonging’s in Edinburgh Castle and their significance
A trail exploring some of the common and exotic trees around Dryburgh Abbey
Explore the castle with this fun, fact-finding mission
Discover Leith's hidden treasures
For centuries Trinity House has been a focus for the seafaring community in the busy and important port of Leith.
We believe that everyone has a right to be heard, understood and treated with respect. We also believe that our staff have the same rights.
All known occasions when Edinburgh Castle was besieged and attempts were made, successful or not, to take possession of her by stealth or force.
Updated 2019 in English and other languages
Hunt around the castle with our free, fun-filled quiz and discover some of our more unusual stories.
A short leaflet detailing what to see and do at Urquhart Castle, the jewel of Loch Ness.
This book showcases images from the National Collection in a remarkable illustration of this landmark era.
this stunning volume showcases Erskine Beveridge's photography and highlights one of the nation's earliest and most remarkable photographic collections.
Towards a circular economy (2022-2025)
Our vision for managing waste and resources and the actions we will take to meet our waste and climate targets.
A Guide to an Imagined Scotland
Can you imagine a different Scotland, a Scotland where women are commemorated in statues and streets and buildings – even in the hills and valleys? This is a guidebook to that alternative nation