Many historic places are still open for visitors, outwith Level 4 COVID protection areas. Book in advance and check if Scottish Government travel restrictions apply before travelling.
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
To find and download historic research publications – Search Canmore
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
Edinburgh Castle Research
Research Investigating into the origins of names within Edinburgh Castle.
The development of Edinburgh Castle as a visitor attraction
Spotlight on Architects series
A series of short essays on the diverse and fascinating work of a selection of Scotland’s talented local architects and architects’ departments.
A publication for teachers investigating abbeys and priories in Scotland.
A resource for teachers planning a visit to Arbroath Abbey.
A resource for teachers planning to visit Blackness Castle.
A resource for teachers planning to visit Bothwell Castle.
A resource for teachers planning a visit to Claypotts Castle.
Available in English and Gaelic
A resource for teachers planning a visit to Corgarff Castle.
A resource for teachers planning to visit Craigmillar Castle
A resource in Gaelic for teachers planning a visit to Craigmillar Castle.