Edinburgh Castle for Kids
Fun Facts and Amazing Activities
The ultimate guide for kids to Scotland’s most famous landmark — whether you’ve visited or not!
Did you know?
— Edinburgh Castle has been under seige 23 times.
— The Honours, Scotland’s crown jewels, were once hidden in a castle toilet.
— The famous Mons Meg can fire canonballs over 2km away.
— The castle is more than 1,000 years old.
— Escape the castle dungeon maze.
— Trap attackers under a dot-to-dot portcullis.
— Doodle fireworks over the Edinburgh Tattoo.
— Spot a swan at the king’s banquet.