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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
Created 2015 in English and other languages
Explore our palace with this fun fact-finding mission and uncover the clues in the most unexpected places
Information on the Ranger Service and the walks you can do at Linlithgow Peel.
In this book, little explorers are introduced to Scotland’s history through its most famous castles.
Discover the secrets of the Stone Age and travel back in time to see what life was like for the villagers of Skara Brae on Orkney.
Explore our castle with this fun, fact-finding mission
Explore our castle with this fun, fact-finding mission and find the answers in unexpected places
Make your own Mary Queen of Scots statue
Explore regions around Scotland, and you’ll encounter castles, palaces, priories and abbeys that tell important stories of Mary’s life.
A short leaflet to allow visitors to 'follow in the footsteps' of Mary Queen of Scots by visiting a number of closely related properties throughout Scotland.
Where Mary Queen of Scots Went and What She Did There
This fast-paced, accessible and extensively illustrated book traces Mary’s life through specific episodes at specific places on specific dates.
Explore our museum with this fun, fact-finding mission
Created 2018 in English and other languages
Look in these places to answer questions about the abbey