Castle Quest Trail
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.
Declaration of Arbroath
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.
Edinburgh Castle Jacobite Trail Quiz
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
Go Auld Reekie Handling Box
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.
Go Roman Handling Box
The Go Roman Handling Box contains replica Roman objects for use in the classroom.
Investigating Abbeys and Priories in Scotland
A publication for teachers investigating abbeys and priories in Scotland.
Investigating Arbroath Abbey
A resource for teachers planning a visit to Arbroath Abbey.
Investigating Blackness Castle
A resource for teachers planning to visit Blackness Castle.
Investigating Bothwell Castle
A resource for teachers planning to visit Bothwell Castle.
Investigating Castle Life - Cooking in a Castle
Introduction for children on medieval life and cooking in a castle.
Investigating Castle Life - Feasting in the Great Hall
Information for children on castle life and feasting in the Great Hall.
Investigating Castle Life - Working in a Castle
Information for children on working in a castle.