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Edinburgh Castle: Fast Track Access

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Explore this world famous castle with skip the line tickets that let you bypass the long waits that are typical of this famed attraction. Admire the architecture of the Royal Palace, marvel at the crown jewels and step into history as you stand inside St. Margaret's Chapel, the oldest building in this historic city!


  • Fast Track Entry to Edinburgh Castle
  • Explore the Great Hall and the Royal Palace
  • Visit St Margaret’s Chapel – Oldest Surviving Building in Edinburgh
  • See the Stone of Destiny and Crown Jewels
  • Visit the National War Museum and Regimental Museums
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Your Experience

Visit Edinburgh Castle and explore the towering fortress that overlooks the Scottish capital. The 12th century castle has a vital place in the history of Scotland with tales of royals, sieges and battles just waiting to be discovered!

This skip the line ticket will let you go straight inside Edinburgh Castle without having to queue. You are then free to explore this magnificent stronghold and the various sections of the castle. Free guided tours are available, departing from a number of points throughout the day.

Pay a visit to the spectacular Great Hall of James IV, completed in 1511, and stand under the hammerbeam roof. The lavish rooms of the Royal Palace were home to Scotland’s royalty and you will be able to walk through the fine rooms, imagining the people who lived here hundreds of years ago. Learn about the Scottish monarchs who once walked the hallways, including Queen Margaret and Mary Queen of Scots.

Other Edinburgh Castle highlights include the Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny, where the Kings of Scotland were enthroned for centuries, and St Margaret’s Chapel. This chapel is the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh! You can also visit the National War Museum and Regimental Museums to discover 400 years of Scotland at war and the country’s oldest regiments.

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Additional Information

Please exchange your voucher for Edinburgh Castle tickets at the visitor information centre inside the castle Free guided tours are on a first come first served basis, please ask a member of staff to direct you to the next available tour

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Reviewed in May, 2018

An absolute must see! Be sure to take out a lot of time for the experience.

Reviewed in May, 2018

Easy to get the tickets and we didn't have to stand in lines for too long. Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed in May, 2018

Great experience. Spent almost 3 hours here. Lots of things to explore insid

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My Tickets

Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly. You must carry a printed copy of the voucher to the venue along with a valid photo ID.

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Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG, UK, Edinburgh

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