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
Research Investigating into the origins of names within Edinburgh Castle.
A resource for teachers planning a trip to Edinburgh Castle
Updating the Scholarship
A research report that considers recent scholarship on the Stone of Destiny and attempts to identify and address gaps in our understanding of the significance.
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
Research report on the castle’s role as a gun house.
The development of Edinburgh Castle as a visitor attraction
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle.
New research into tournaments held in Edinburgh
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle
All known occasions when Edinburgh Castle was besieged and attempts were made, successful or not, to take possession of her by stealth or force.
New research into Mary Queen of Scots belonging’s in Edinburgh Castle and their significance
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.