Edinburgh Castle in Scotland

Discover the glorious past of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle

Discover the glorious past of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle | Photo credit: Flickr/Marjolein

Edinburgh Castle Overview

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One of UK’s most distinctive sites, Edinburgh Castle has been home to many acknowledged kings and queens. While touring the castle, do not miss the Royal Palace, the Crown Room where Scottish crown jewels are kept and the famous One o'clock Gun that is fired daily at 1 pm.

  • Opening Closing Time From 1st April – 30th September: 9:30 am – 6 pm
    From 1st October – 31st March: 9:30 am – 5 pm
    (Please note that last entry is 1 hour before closing time)

  • Entrance Fee From Jan 2013 to March 2013: Adult (16 to 59 years) – £14.50, Child (5 to 15 years) – £8.60, Concession (60+ and unemployed) – £11.60, Child under 5 years and under - Free (Must be accompanied by a paying adult) <br />From April 2013 to March 2014: Adult (16 to 59 years) – £16.00, Child (5 to 15 years) – £9.60, Concession (60+ and unemployed) – £12.80, Child under 5 years and under – Free (Must be accompanied by a paying adult)

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Location

Castlehill, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 2NG, United Kingdom