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Join one of our guides to hear of the Castle from the Motte and Bailey days to the time of the Tower House. Then on to the refurbishments of the Fourth Earl and First Marquis and more.
Come along and meet one of Robert the Bruce's archers as he guards the walls of the castle.
Meet King James V’s musician who will tell tales of the instruments, some of which may even be true!
This is your opportunity to congratulate Mary, Queen of Scots, on the birth of James.
Join us at the foot of the rock to relive the rich history from the west coast of Scotland.
Explore the links between Hopetoun House, Blackness Castle and House of the Binns.
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.
Hear tales of siege warfare and castle life
Dirleton Castle and Gardens
Get ready to cheer on your favourite as the chivalric knights ready their noble steeds in this jousting tournament.
Hear a foot soldier give an account of life in the castle.