These Historic Scotland sites have free entry for children over the summer holidays.

Edinburgh school holidays: 11 fun and interesting historic sites to visit in and around the Capital this summer - and kids go free

With free entry for children in the coming months, there’s never been a better time to experience some of Scotland’s most fascinating historic buildings.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 11:40 am

It was recently announced that under 16s will go free at Historic Scotland sites this summer (from June 26-August 17) as part of a Scottish Government effort to support wellbeing in young people impacted by the pandemic.

The ‘Get Into Summer’ campaign comes as Scotland sees a rise in staycations due to continuing uncertainty around foreign travel, and is designed to provide children and young people with opportunities to enjoy the best of Scotland’s heritage.

So, here are 11 of the fascinating sites nearest to Edinburgh for you to visit this summer.

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