Gun Salutes 2018

Check here for a full list of gun salutes throughout the year at Edinburgh Castle.

Gun Salutes 2018

About Gun Salutes 2018

Join us at Edinburgh Castle for a number of gun salutes throughout the year, full dates and details below.

Times: Midday, unless otherwise stated

6th February 2018 - Accession to the Throne of Her Majesty The Queen

21st April 2018 - 90th Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen

2nd June 2018 - Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen

9th June 2018 - Official Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen

11th June 2018 - Birthday of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

14th November 2018 - Birthday of His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay

Other

18th May 2018 - Official opening of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

TBC
Arrival of HM The Queen for the start of Royal Week

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Gun Salutes 2018 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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