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Come hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation.
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner the castle.
So often World War I is seen through the eyes of those who fought on the front. But what of the women who “fought” to save lives in the military and auxiliary hospitals around the country?
It's 1573 and once the castle is under siege! In the midst of the flying cannon balls and crumbling walls is 'barber surgeon' Hector Cadaver.
Explore Linlithgow Loch and Peel on this guided walk.
Hear about the part the Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites.
Find out why Davie Kirkwood, part of the Red Clydeside Movement, was arrested and brought to Edinburgh Castle.
Find out how weaponry evolved from the early medieval period right through to the duels of the 17th century.
Come along and learn what role the castle played in the Jacobite war of 1745 and meet characters from the period.
Meet the executioner, resplendent in black and equipped with 'heading axe', ropes, knives, and all the other 'tools' of his gruesome trade.
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.
Everyday castle life has been abandoned, meet the servant who had to learn how to use a cannon quickly.