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Edinburgh Castle Tickets


Perched atop an extinct volcano, Edinburgh Castle is a mighty fortress dominating the skyline of the city of Edinburgh Scotland and is a powerful national symbol, part of the Old and New Towns of the Edinburgh World Heritage site. With over 3000 years of history, it holds the story of Scotland itself.

Edinburgh Castle was home of Scottish royalty including Mary Queen of Scots, James the IV and Charles I, with each leaving their own magnificent additions to the castle buildings such as the 12th-century St Margaret’s Chapel, David’s Tower and the Great hall of James IV In 1566.

Beat the queues with fast track admission Edinburgh Castle tickets today and make it part of a fabulous trip to the Scottish capital – courtesy of 365 Tickets

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Adult (16-59) £17.00
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In its dominating position overlooking the capital city, the grandeur and historical significance of Edinburgh Castle has made it a globally famous icon of Scotland and part of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.

Edinburgh Castle has dominated its surroundings with majesty for centuries. Today the castle continues to attract visitors to its rocky perch.

Edinburgh’s Castle rock has been a stronghold for over 3000 years.

Captivating visitors with its ancient buildings and marvellous views, it continues to spellbound with its wonderful story.

Why not combine your visit to Edinburgh Castle with other famous attractions and activities in Edinburgh such as Edinburgh Dungeon or Royal Yacht Britannia

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Great Hall
The Great Hall was completed in 1511, as the nation’s chief place of ceremony and state assembly. An original hammerbeam roof dating from 1511 is just one fascinating feature of the impressive Great Hall.

Guided Tours
All visitors to the castle can join our popular guided tour free of charge. Filled with intriguing tales and castle secrets for all.

The Honours of Scotland
Top of the list for many visitors are The Honours of Scotland, the nation’s crown jewels. The crown, sceptre and sword of state are the oldest royal regalia in the United Kingdom.

Mons Meg
This mighty medieval siege gun is one of the world’s oldest, it could fire a gunstone almost two miles. Built at Mons, Belgium, she represented the cutting edge of military technology.

National War Museum Scotland
Discover the story of Scots at war over 400 years, revealed through personal mementoes, photographs and military objects.

One o'clock Gun
The One o’ Clock Gun was first fired from the Castle on 7 June 1861, and has continued ever since, six days a week, except during the two World Wars.

Prisons of War Exhibition
A highly acclaimed ‘Prisons of War’ experience in the castle vaults vividly recalls the conditions the 18th century captives endured.

Royal Palace
Its fine rooms were the home of Scotland’s royalty for centuries, where Queen Marie de Guise died in 1560 and her daughter Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to James VI in 1566.

Royal Scots Regimental Museum
Closed 16th - 22nd June. Explore the proud and exciting story of one of Scotland's most famous regiments.

Scottish National War Memorial
Originally opened in 1927, this is a memorial to Scots who died in both World Wars, and in later campaigns. Their names are listed here in the Roll of Honour.

The Regimental Museum Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
An important collection illustrating the history of Scotland's only cavalry regiment and its English and Scottish antecedents dating back to 1678.

The Stone of Destiny
The Stone of Destiny is an important symbol of Scottish nationhood, and still plays a central role in all British coronations. It was the coronation seat of ancient Scottish kings.

St Margaret's Chapel
Take a quiet moment in St Margaret’s Chapel, built by David I around 1130 and the oldest building in Edinburgh.

Views of Edinburgh
Photo hotspots around the castle - capture stunning views of Edinburgh

Map & Directions

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Chris B 5 April 2017
verified customer

A great 2 hour attraction, the most interesting part was the old prison cells. Excellent, clean attraction and great history explained for Edinburgh.

Asghar J 3 September 2016
verified customer

Well worth it. Went there at the right time not too packed. Easy to purchase here and cheaper deal.

Sian B 3 September 2016
verified customer

Expensive for what is there. Rooms could have been brought to life more with authentic furniture. Beautiful views though!

Nicola B 31 August 2016
verified customer

Great few hours at Edinburgh Castle. Lovely place & gun fire at 1pm not to be missed

Paolo F 21 June 2016
verified customer

Fast booking, I also used a coupon so I bought a reduced ticket. Positive and affordable

Janette N 1 May 2016
verified customer

Excellent fast efficient system. Ordering on line and printing off all tickets on one piece of paper is just brilliant. Thanks

13 April 2016
verified customer

Amazing service. Everything was just perfect. No hassle when we arrived.

Jo G 24 April 2015
verified customer

Excellent attraction, would definitely recommend visiting!

Saurabh T 14 April 2015
verified customer

Audio guide can be included in the tickets like Britannia.

Saurabh T 14 April 2015
verified customer

Audio guide can be included in the tickets like Britannia.