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Holyrood Holiday Club: Come join our rangers for a day of outdoor skills in the woods. Build a shelter, learn natural fire-lighting skills and try your hand at whittling. Ages 10-14yrs.
Meet the rival forces of the Jacobite Risings and find out the stories that inspired the TV series Outlander. Learn secret Jacobite symbols, handle a real sword and see the fearsome highland charge!
Linlithgow Holiday Club: Can you complete our orienteering challenge without getting lost? Take part in our orienteering challenge on the Peel, using a map to see if you can find all of our markers.
The Scottish renaissance musical genius Robert Carver wrote sublime music to bless the King and the court in the Chapel Royal of Stirling Castle. Members get a 10% discount.
Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? Join Sherlock Holmes for this cheeky but chilling adaptation of the Conan Doyle classic.
Fighting for Freedom: Find out about the events after Bannockburn that led to the Declaration of Arbroath. Entry to the event is included in the normal venue admission price.
Seashore Foraging: Explore the shore with expert Anna Canning from Floramedica and find out about some of the ancient natural remedies that can be found on Blackness beach.
Discover the story of the powerful Stewart dynasty at Dundonald Castle. Explore the castle that has its roots firmly in the Stewart royal dynasty and find out more about this powerful family.
Join us for a night time walk around the palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's bats. Bat detectors will be available to help us track down these creatures, but don't forget to bring a torch!
Meet the 4th Earl of Morton, Sir James Douglas, as he returns to his ancestral home prior to his rise to power as regent of Scotland following the fateful reign of Mary Queen of Scots.
Aberdour Castle and Gardens
Join us for an informative chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Don't forget to bring a torch!
An info session and a brief training on how to use a bat detector will be followed by a walk into the park where you’ll have the chance to find and listen to the park’s leather-winged inhabitants.