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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 the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle
Available in English, French, Gaelic, German, Italian and Spanish
The bridge represents the pinnacle of 19th-century bridge construction and is the world's greatest cantilever trussed bridge.
A case study in heritage management and community values.
The Honours of Scotland tells the turbulent story of the Honours – Scotland's crown jewels – and the equally dramatic tale of the Stone of Destiny.
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle.
An introduction to the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.
Including Guides to St Vigeans Museum and Meigle Museum
This extensively illustrated book explores all the available information on the Picts in an appealing, accessible and authoritative way.
This comprehensive guide – illustrated with a wealth of photographs, maps and drawings – takes readers on a tour of both place and time.
New research into tournaments held in Edinburgh
New research into Mary Queen of Scots belonging’s in Edinburgh Castle and their significance
A trail exploring some of the common and exotic trees around Dryburgh Abbey
Explore the castle with this fun, fact-finding mission