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Meet King James V’s musician who will tell tales of the instruments, some of which may even be true!
Come along and meet one of Robert the Bruce's archers as he guards the walls of the castle.
Hear a foot soldier give an account of life in the castle.
Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes and have a go yourself. An event for the whole family to get involved in and enjoy.
Meet King David II of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce, as he explains some of the history of Edinburgh Castle.
Join us to find out more about a most unwelcome visitor, Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan.
Follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce and find out what happens when he takes his rebellion to the doors of Dirleton.
Dirleton Castle and Gardens
Meet medieval stonemasons and learn how they constructed medieval buildings. Handle real artefacts excavated by archaeologists.
Join us at the foot of the rock to relive rich history and mark the centenary of WWI by visit our trenches.
Meet the 4th Earl of Douglas and find out what life was like in this impressive castle during the early 1400s.
Hear the thunder of hooves and the clashing of lances in our annual jousting tournament. Watch as noble knights battle it out to be crowned champion.
Man at Arms Tour: come and meet one of Hamilton’s men and hear about siege warfare in the sixteenth century.