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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
A resource for teachers on The Jacobite Risings.
This resource is aimed at teachers and designed to link classroom studies based on the Wars of Independence to the real historic sites where these events took place.
Hunt around the castle with our free, fun-filled quiz and discover some of our more unusual stories.
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle
New research into tournaments held in Edinburgh