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Craigmillar Castle

If you’re looking for castles in Edinburgh to explore, then don’t miss a visit to Craigmillar Castle and grounds. Located three miles outside of the city centre, this ruined late medieval castle was once home to the Preston family of Craigmillar. This is roughly a 20-minute drive from the city centre. There are also regular buses to out Craigmillar Castle Road.