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Easter Eggsplorer Trails

Friday 29 March 2024 to Monday 1 April 2024

Multiple venues

Get ready for a historic Easter trail through some of our most iconic sites including castles, abbeys, and forts! Who has been stealing all the Easter Eggs? A sweet-toothed culprit has been squirreling them all away! Solve the trail challenge and a chocolate treat awaits!

Drop-in throughout the day to join in the fun.

Craigmillar Castle Parking - parking is limited at the castle and spaces are on a first come first served basis and where possible if visitors can arrive via public transport or on foot this would help alleviate issues. Visitors can also call the castle (0131 661 4445) in advance for further details on alternative nearby parking. Alternatively, there are good public transport links to nearby Old Dalkeith Road (Edinburgh Royal Infirmary) or Peffermill Road.

Friday 29 March 2024


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4.30pm

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Last entry 4pm Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4.15pm.

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4.30pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4.45pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 5pm

The abbey nave, including Sir Walter Scott’s Tomb, grounds, shop and toilets are open.

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Last entry 4.15pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4pm.

Included in admission price

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Last entry 3.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4.30pm

There is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. The grounds, visitor centre, shop and toilets are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4.15pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

There is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. The abbey grounds, cloister and museum are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.45pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 5pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets

Saturday 30 March 2024


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.15pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.45pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 5pm

The abbey nave, including Sir Walter Scott’s Tomb, grounds, shop and toilets are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4.15pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

There is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. The grounds, visitor centre, shop and toilets are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4.15pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

There is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. The abbey grounds, cloister and museum are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.45pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 5pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets

Sunday 31 March 2024


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Included in admission price

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Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.15pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.45pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 5pm

The abbey nave, including Sir Walter Scott’s Tomb, grounds, shop and toilets are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4.15pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

There is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. The grounds, visitor centre, shop and toilets are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4.15pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm

There is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. The abbey grounds, cloister and museum are open.

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.45pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 5pm

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 4pm. Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets


Last entry 3.30pm.

Included in admission price

Book tickets

Craigmillar Castle Parking

Parking is limited at the castle and spaces are on a first come first served basis and where possible if visitors can arrive via public transport or on foot this would help alleviate issues. Visitors can also call the castle (0131 661 4445) in advance for further details on alternative nearby parking. Alternatively, there are good public transport links to nearby Old Dalkeith Road (Edinburgh Royal Infirmary) or Peffermill Road.