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.
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.
Available in various languages
Read this official souvenir guide to learn about the important events and characters from this tourist attraction’s past.
Experience the Defender of the Nation's 3,000 year history with this short visitor leaflet.
Information for people interested in holding their special day at Scotland's most famous landmark.
Explore Scotland’s most famous castle – home to kings and queens, the site of historic battles, and probably the best-known place in Scotland.
The development of Edinburgh Castle as a visitor attraction
Research report on the castle’s role as a gun house.
HES and City of Edinburgh Council have worked together to produce this short publication in response to the growing interest in buildings of this dynamic period of architecture and town planning.
HES Statements of Significance outline the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This document highlights the key features that makes Edrom Church Norman Doorway special.
HES Statements of Significance outline the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This document highlights the key features that makes Edzell Castle special.
Explore our castle with this fun, fact-finding mission