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.
Alternative names for Edinburgh Castle
Alauna; Din Eidyn
Weather at Edinburgh Castle
max 11°C / min 8°C
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