Our Edinburgh Castle tickets are the easiest way to visit the historic fortress. The ticket includes instant confirmation and skip-the-line access, with dedicated time slots in the morning and afternoon. Enjoy a free
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Our Edinburgh Castle tickets are the easiest way to visit the historic fortress. The ticket includes instant confirmation and skip-the-line access, with dedicated time slots in the morning and afternoon. Enjoy a free guided tour in English, see the Scottish Crown Jewels and hear the One O’Clock gun salute. Our Edinburgh Castle mobile tickets are available every day. Make sure to book in advance since they get sold out!
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What To Expect
The Great Hall, Edinburgh Castle
See the Scottish Crown Jewels which are the oldest in Britain.
Learn about the history of Edinburgh Castle during the Scottish Wars of Independence.
See the Great Hall, that was once used for State Banquets and Royal events. You’ll find impressive swords, shields, weaponry and armour along the walls of the hall.
See the Stone of Destiny which is an ancient symbol of Scotland. It is traditionally used for the coronation of England’s monarchy and was used for the current Queen’s coronation in 1952.
One of the most famous parts of a visit to Edinburgh Castle is the One O’Clock Gun. The gun is fired every day at the same hour, and the tradition dates back to the 19th Century.
Visit the National War Museum which tells the story of the many battles that took place on Scottish and foreign soil. A visit to the museum is included in the Castle entrance ticket.
The nearby National War Memorial pays tribute to the Scots who perished in the two World Wars and post-1945 conflicts.
The Regimental Museum tells the story of The Royal Scots, the oldest infantry regiment in the British Army. It also tells the story of the Royal Regiment of Scotland which is Scotland’s youngest regiment and explores operations in Afghanistan and modern-day army life.
Free Guided Tour
Free guided tours of Edinburgh Castle are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Led by an English speaking guide, learn the history and legends of the Scottish castle. The guides will take you to the best bits, answering questions along the way. These free Edinburgh Castle Tours are included in the mobile ticket and run every 30 minutes during the summer, and every hour in the winter. The tours last around 30 minutes.
You will receive mobile tickets for Edinburgh Castle with skip-the-line access. Please note that there still might be a wait for the security check
A typical visit lasts 2-3 hours and is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon
Audioguides are available to hire at the main entrance to the castle.
Edinburgh Castle has a tea room and cafe, which offer snacks and full meals. There are several shops on site selling lots of Royal themed merchandise, Scottish whisky and traditional Clan gifts.
Our Edinburgh Castle ticket includes a mobile voucher and skip-the-line entrance. It does not include food, drink or an audioguide