Gun Salutes

Join us at Edinburgh Castle for a number of gun salutes throughout the year. Each gun salute, unless otherwise stated, takes place at 12 noon.

Gun Salutes

About Gun Salutes

15th November 2021
12 noon unless otherwise stated
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NG
(this event is included in normal admission)
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We will be hosting a series of 21 gun salutes to mark the following special occasions.

Each gun salute unless otherwise stated takes place at 12 noon.

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