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Second in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages.
Learn about the medieval weapons and tactics of a Scottish foot soldier. Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of the Castle in 1314.
Come along and learn what role the castle played in the Jacobite war of 1745 and meet characters from the period.
Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.
Weekend antics: Become a bricklayer for the afternoon and use our mini bricks and mortar to construct a wall. How stable can you make it?
Join us on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice.
Short course: Learn about the properties, use and conservation of one of Scotland's most widely used building materials.
Forth Valley College
Short course: Discover the issues associated with non-ferrous metals in Scotland’s historic built environment.
Join photographer Ken Paterson as he explores the life of John Muir, Father of the Modern Conservation movement.
Weekend antics: Find out why Scotland is a very colourful place while you learn about the different types of sand found here and create a your very own sand card.
Hear from Mary of Guise who, by the end of 1542, became a widow determined to protect the throne for her baby daughter.
War is traditionally a male domain but during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce’s strongest and bravest supporters.