Although Craigmillar Castle is a ruined medieval castle, this site is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Scotland. When you explore, you will find a spacious courtyard in the middle, while picturesque gardens and small ponds surround the castle. Don’t miss the walls of a chapel and a dovecot in the northeast corner as well. The castle is best known for its association with Mary, Queen of Scots, who arrived there following an illness after the birth of her son, James VI. To plan Edinburgh vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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Tours to Craigmillar Castle
$209 BOOK WITH VIATOR On the Trail of Mary Queen of Scots Private Tour in a Minivan from Edinburgh
Duration: 8 hours
$226 BOOK WITH VIATOR Rosslyn Chapel Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan
Duration: 4 hours
Craigmillar Castle reviews
A small castle, just about right for an afternoon out. Relatively few indoor spaces so it's pretty covid safe and not very crowded. There's a bit of a hill to climb from the nearest bus stop, but...
A small castle, just about right for an afternoon out. Relatively few indoor spaces so it's pretty covid safe and not very crowded. There's a bit of a hill to climb from the nearest bus stop, but... more »
as always a welcome respite from the tourist trail round Edinburgh. historic and interesting castle with some good views from atop the ramparts. parking is limited but it's a lovely walk through the..... more
as always a welcome respite from the tourist trail round Edinburgh. historic and interesting castle with some good views from atop the ramparts. parking is limited but it's a lovely walk through the..... more »
Charming, romantic ruins of a beautiful hunting castle with a rich history. It surprises with a great interior layout. You can explore with your pet. I would highly recommend!
Absolutely loved this place! I consider it the best place to visit in Edinburgh. A nice family home that has been preserved through the years. Once you get inside, you feel like people just moved out... Feels like the true spirit of Edinburgh - resilient, but hospitable.
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