Gain fast-track entry to Edinburgh Castle with a skip-the-line access and enjoy a tour of Scotland’s top attraction! Explore the Edinburgh Castle, perched high atop Castle Rock, towering over the Old Town and admire panoramic views of Scotland. An integral part of Scottish military history, Edinburgh Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an absolute must-visit!
The 12th century castle has an important place in the history of Scotland with tales of royalty, sieges and battles. Explore Edinburgh Castle in its entirety and visit the spectacular Great Hall of James IV, completed in 1511. See the lavish rooms of the Royal Palace which was home to Scotland’s royalty and explore the fine rooms at your leisure.
Free guided tours are available which depart from different points of the castle throughout the day.
During your visit to the castle, do not miss the oldest crown jewels in the British isles, the One o’clock Gun which is fired daily except Sundays at 1pm, and St. Margaret’s Chapel, the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh.
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You can spend as long as you wish at Edinburgh CastleStart time
Edinburgh Castle is open at the following times:
Winter (1 October – 31 March): 9.30am – 5pm (Last entry 4pm)
Summer (1 April – 30 September): 9.30am – 6.00pm (Last entry 5pm)
On 1 January, Edinburgh Castle is open from 11am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)
Edinburgh Castle is located at Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG
By rail: Waverley Station is the main railway station in Edinburgh
By bus: There is an express bus service from the airport, Airlink 100, to Edinburgh city centre
Same as the start point
Senior rates available for those over 60 years of age. A valid proof of age is required.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
This activity involves walking on uneven surfaces; this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
A fantastic experience over all....sandeep bhatnagar, India, 19/Jun/2016
Outstanding!...Jeffrey M Dagaris, United States, 12/Sep/2016