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.