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Scots DJ, Denis Sulta, to stream exclusive performance from Edinburgh Castle

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Denis Sulta, the Scottish DJ and producer, dancefloor juggernaut, global talisman, is set to stream an exclusive, epic DJ set from the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle. Performing from the iconic Western Defences of Edinburgh...

Edinburgh Castle welcomes first visitors this morning after coronavirus lockdown

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Edinburgh Castle has reopened today.A number of new safety and hygiene measures will be in place at these sites. Tickets must be booked in advance, while on site cash payments are no longer...

Acts of heroism celebrated with Brave@Heart awards

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The First Minister recognised more than 50 emergency service workers and members of the public were presented with Brave@Heart Awards recognising acts of bravery and heroism at Edinburgh Castle last night.Police, fire and ambulance...

Edinburgh Castle in running for tourism award

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Edinburgh Castle has been shortlisted to win the title of Best Heritage Attraction in a competition run by travel experts the British Travel Awards (BTAs).The BTAs is an independent travel company that promotes places to visit and...

The Crown of Scotland goes to Holyrood – for the day

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The Duke of Hamilton, visited Edinburgh Castle, today, Saturday 29th June, to officially receive the Crown of Scotland from Lord Mackay of Clashfern, before it was taken to be part of the ceremony marking...

21 gun salute at Edinburgh Castle for HM The Queen

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It was on 3 June 1953 that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in a ceremony at Westminster Cathedral.To mark the anniversary of the coronation a 21 gun salute was fired today...

At Edinburgh Castle in 2019 – the one and only Kylie!

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This is the hot ticket that you will want to fill somebody's Christmas stocking with. Next summer Kylie Minogue is coming to Edinburgh Castle for one night only. Tickets go on sale on Friday 16...

Scottish Secretary of State to welcome cyclists to Edinburgh Castle this weekend marking Lockerbie...

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This Saturday, Scottish Secretary David Mundell will be at Edinburgh Castle to welcome more than a hundred cyclists from the south of Scotland as part of a cycle to mark the 30th anniversary of...

Castle Concerts – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will return to Edinburgh Castle on 19 July 2018. Have you got your tickets yet?Mark Mackie, Director Castle Concerts, said, “We are delighted to be adding Noel Gallagher's High...

COMPETITION – Win a pair of Bananarama tickets for their Edinburgh Castle gig!

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Bananarama are the ultimate female 80s group and now we have the chance for you to win one of three pairs of tickets to their concert at Edinburgh Castle on 20 July 2018. This...

Dancers take to the floor in Princes Street Gardens

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Dancers from across Edinburgh took to the floor last night in Princes Street Gardens for the opening night of another summer season of Scottish dancing.Scottish country dancing at the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street...

Gallipoli remembered at Edinburgh Castle

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Earlier today representatives of all sides attended the remembrance service at the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburgh Castle organised by Legion Scotland.Anzac Day is observed each year on this day, 25 April, to...

Earth Hour marked at Edinburgh Castle

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Edinburgh Castle and landmarks across Scotland switched off their lights in support of Earth Hour on Saturday night.Hundreds of millions of people around the planet will be taking part in WWF’s Earth Hour as...

Rugby – The Auld Alliance Trophy – day begins with a memorial service

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, Frank Ross laid a wreath this morning at Edinburgh Castle as part of a memorial service for the captains of the Scottish and French...

Edinburgh Student Housing Cooperative’s big day out

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With a couple of buses borrowed from Rabbie's, some free tickets for Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh's Christmas a great day out was organised by Edinburgh Students Housing Cooperative for 30 refugees last weekend.The people...

St John’s and the City celebrate three new defibrillators

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St John's and the City Public Access Defibrillator programme just installed three new pieces of equipment, this time at Edinburgh Castle. On Friday afternoon a photo call was held to celebrate the latest installations in...

2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – In Pictures

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The sights. The sounds. The smells. Somehow take on a different perspective - and intensity - when you're in amongst it all. The ER were there, on the floor to bring, hopefully, some of...

Wheely good way of promoting Scotland

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Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle are hitting the road as some of Scotland’s top MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) venues go on tour in the Midlands.Organised by VisitScotland Business Events, Scotland on Tour...

Edinburgh Castle’s Great Hall Welcomes Clans

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Gathering Celebrates Scottish Diaspora Community ahead of 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military TattooMore than 30 clansmen and clanswomen marched to the Great Hall at Edinburgh Castle today (Monday, 8 May) to mark a hugely momentous...

Wet Wet Wet are Back Back Back

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80's Supergroup Wet Wet Wet to perform two 30th Anniversary concertsWet Wet Wet will celebrate the 30th anniversary of 'Popped In Souled Out' with two very special shows Rochester Castle on 12th July and...

Emeli Sandé coming to Edinburgh Castle this summer

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Emeli Sandé is coming back to Edinburgh Castle on 13 July 2017 as part of her Long Live the Angels world tour. We say coming back because she last appeared at the castle during the Olympic...

Get ready now for Earth Hour

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Start looking out the candles and get ready to turn out the lights at 8.30pm on 25 March 2017 to celebrate WWF's Earth Hour. 

Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle in 2017

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In yet another exciting announcement Olly Murs has confirmed that his 20 date tour will include an appearance on the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle.Hot on the heels of Deacon Blue he will come to...

Edinburgh – My City

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 Late Monday afternoon. It had been a very busy day in the office, one of those days when one wished that Alexander Graham Bell, a Scot of some distinction, hadn't bothered inventing the telephone....

Johnnie Walker Blue Label unveils Edinburgh City Edition bottle

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What could be better than a dram of whisky in this fair city? Well an Edinburgh special edition whisky of course!This June, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the leading luxury Blended Scotch Whisky, will launch...

Gallipoli to be remembered at Edinburgh Castle

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On 25 April Legion Scotland will be hosting a commemorative event at Edinburgh Castle marking the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the First World War’s Gallipoli Campaign, honouring the sacrifices of Scotland’s men...

Historic Scotland in ticket giveaway

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Some of Scotland’s best known heritage attractions will be giving away thousands of free tickets to people who pre-register online as part of this year’s St. Andrew’s celebrations.Scotland’s most visited paid for tourist attraction,...

Record breaking summer for Edinburgh Castle

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Scotland’s number one paid for tourist attraction, Edinburgh Castle has had a record breaking summer.The castle, which is Scotland’s number one paid for visitor attraction, welcomed 767,566 visitors through its famous gates between June...

Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War

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In 1913 James Richardson emigrated with his family from Bellshill to Vancouver. A year later Britain declared war on Germany. James became Piper James Richardson of the 16th (Canadian Scottish) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force....

Live at Edinburgh Castle

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A spectacular concert Live at Edinburgh Castle with a glittering array of big names will be shown on BBC One, ahead of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.Presented by The One Show’s Alex...

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