The country's top tourist attraction has set a new record by pulling over 200,000 visitors last month.
THEY are renowned for being cunning, and one city-dwelling fox has lived up to that reputation by managing to outsmart staff at Edinburgh's top tourist destination.
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Mary, Queen of Scots will appear at the heart of a series of costumed performances at Edinburgh Castle to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday.
Cold, dark and musty and with only few strands of straw for comfort against a floor of sharp-edged rock, the vaults on Edinburgh Castle's Devil's Elbow would have been one last horrendous stop for those on their way to the gallows.
EDINBURGH Castle has appointed a new executive manager.
Edinburgh Castle attracts around 1.2 million visitors every year and is Scotland's top paid-for attraction.
THE new "king" of Edinburgh Castle carefully positions himself in front of Mons Meg, taking meticulous care to disguise the small sign which warns visitors against climbing on the famous canon.
IT has played host to old time favourites such as Cliff Richard, Donny Osmond and Rod Stewart.
Perched on the jagged remnants of an extinct volcano and lambasted to the point of destruction many a time since its establishment in the 12th century Edinburgh Castle is a geographical and architectural marvel.
AN unpublished letter by Robert Burns has been found at a castle.
Scotland's top tourist attractions have enjoyed their best ever summer season, with almost 2.5 million visitors flocking through their doors.
VISITORS flocking to Edinburgh Castle have given the attraction a record-breaking tourism boom.
The Scottish Government today faced calls to erect a new flagpole at Edinburgh Castle allowing the Saltire to fly above the Union flag.
THEIR teachers tell them it was where Mary Queen of Scots sought refuge and where the grim plot to kill her lover Lord Darnley was hatched.
GUNNERS from the Capital's 105 Regiment Royal Artillery will fire a 21-gun salute at Edinburgh Castle on Thursday to mark the opening of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
ALMOST three-quarters of overseas visitors to Edinburgh are lured to Scotland's capital by its rich heritage and historic backdrop, a new survey has revealed.
MEDIEVAL defences hidden for 250 years have been unearthed at Edinburgh Castle.
EDINBURGH Castle had to close its doors to tourists for the first time in more than a year, after extreme weather raised fears about the safety of visitors.
FROM its lofty position, Edinburgh Castle has seen off many an attack over the centuries. But yesterday, the famous fortress was forced to surrender.
THE story of Christmas is to be told in a special event at Edinburgh Castle, as part of this year's seasonal celebrations.
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