The Scottish National War Memorial is Scotland’s place of remembrance for the First World War up until the present day.
Visiting the Memorial
The Memorial sits within Edinburgh Castle and is open daily. Entry is free for “Memorial only” visits. Please note the castle is very busy during the summer months and if you require a "Memorial only" visit we would strongly suggest you email to book your visit in advance. For visits to the Memorial only, please request a visit by writing to email@example.com. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) also recommend avoiding 1230-1330 when the castle is at it's busiest daily.
Please note the Memorial will be closed for services on the following dates in 2024 - Saturday 24th Feb, Thursday 25th April, Wednesday 5th June and Monday 11th November.
Search the Roll of Honour
You can search our online Rolls of Honour for free here and looks for names listed. Please note we only hold basic information on casualties such as date of death, location etc. You can also order certificates commemorating a casualty (small fee applies to cover costs.
The Scottish National War Memorial is run by a small charitable trust and relies heavily upon public donations. The Board of Trustees are extremely grateful for the support of Historic Environment Scotland in maintaining and looking after the building.