Probably the most famous castle in Scotland, Edinburgh Castle commands an excellent defensive position on top of Castle Rock.
The site has been a defensive one since at least the end of the 6th century, when a fort here was mentioned in the old Welsh poem the Gododdin of Aneurin.
Weather at Edinburgh Castle
max 2°C / min 0°C
Weather observed at Edinburgh at 19:40
Alternative names for Edinburgh Castle
Alauna; Din Eidyn