Due to industrial action taking place across the country on Wed 1 Feb, we’re asking visitors to please check our closures webpage before you travel to any of our sites, including Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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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.
Introduction for children on medieval life and cooking in a castle.
Information for children on castle life and feasting in the Great Hall.
A resource for teachers on early carved stones.
A publication in Gaelic for teachers investigating carved stones in Scotland.
A resource focusing on the built environment the heritage that is literally on your doorstep.
Information for children on medieval life and cooking in the village.
An Education for Citizenship Resource
This resource uses the context of Edinburgh Castle's 1781 Prisons of War exhibition to help pupils explore change and continuity in citizenship issues over time.
This resource is for teachers making use of our Pictish Life Handling Box.
A resource for teachers on Stirling Castle & The First World War (includes The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum).