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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 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.
Investigating Castles in Scotland (Gaelic)
A Gaelic language resource that looks at the rise and fall of castles built between the 12th and 16th centuries.
Investigating Craigmillar Castle (Gaelic)
A resource in Gaelic for teachers planning a visit to Craigmillar Castle.
Investigating Dirleton Castle (Gaelic)
A resource in Gaelic for teachers planning to visit Dirleton Castle.
Investigating Doune Castle (Gaelic)
A resource in Gaelic for teachers planning a visit to Doune Castle.