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Explore our castle with this fun fact-finding mission
Exploring the people and the ideas behind a unique building, Dumfries House is the story of the survival of a treasured 18th century family residence, ‘a great undertaking, more bold than wise’.
Find animals, people and mythical creatures around the cathedral, representing the incredible variety of life in the world
Find animals, people and symbols as you explore the abbey
Explore the buildings with this fun, fact-finding mission
Explore our castle with this fun, fact-finding mission
Survey and Excavation of Coastal Archaeology in Shetland 1995-2008
Survey and Excavation of Coastal Archaeology in Shetland 1995-2008. Ebbing Shores brings together the findings of an extensive programme of coastal survey and excavation in Shetland.
Explore our castle, as this fun fact-finding mission helps you discover the stories of its people, places and pets
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
Available in various languages
Read this official souvenir guide to learn about the important events and characters from this tourist attraction’s past.
Information for people interested in holding their special day at Scotland's most famous landmark.
HES and City of Edinburgh Council have worked together to produce this short publication in response to the growing interest in buildings of this dynamic period of architecture and town planning.