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Edinburgh Castle Souvenir Guide

Available in various languages

Front cover of Edinburgh Castle souvenir guide

Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, atop a rocky outcrop in the heart of Scotland’s capital.

One of the oldest structures of its type, the site of the castle is believed to have been used as a fortress in the Iron Age.

The castle has had a noteworthy military presence since the 16th century and remains a garrison to this day.

Read this official souvenir guide to learn about the important events and characters from this tourist attraction’s past.

Also available in the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Gaelic, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Brazilian portuguese.

  • Audiences:

    Members, Visitors
  • Date Published:

    18 October 2018
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Official Souvenir Guide
  • Author(s):

    Steve Farrar

    Steve is an Interpretation Officer at Historic Environment Scotland

    Peter Yeoman

    Chris Tabraham

    Chris Tabraham is an archaeologist and historian. He worked for Historic Scotland for 40 years, first as Principal Inspector of Ancient Monuments and retiring as Principal Historian in 2010.

    Andrew Burnet

    Andrew is the Content Editor and Standards Manager at Historic Environment Scotland.

    Sally Gall

    Sally is an Interpretation Officer at Historic Environment Scotland.
  • Format(s):

    80 pages, 195mm x 240mm
  • Language: