Historic Scotland

FEATURE – Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle It’s on our doorstep, many of us pass it every day at least once. But how many Edinburgh residents have actually visited the castle? It’s an extremely busy place in the peak summer months, but the winter months provide a great opportunity to explore this iconic landmark when there are fewer tourists in […]


Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace

One of the most colourful banners in Historic Scotland’s array of summer events, Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace was a thrilling and fun display of horsemanship, bravery and performance. Set on the historic Peel in the shadow of the majestic Linlithgow Palace, the event had a carnival-like atmosphere as the sun shone down on the […]

NEWS – St Andrew’s Day 2010, free entry to Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Zoo

Four days free entry across Historic Scotland sites  27th – 30th November 2010.   28th Nov update – please check with attractions before you visit, the majority have been closed to snow as far as we are aware. As part of St Andrew’s Day 2010 celebrations, Historic Scotland are repeating their free entry to the […]