Opening hours: Daily throughout the year from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Kinneff Old Kirk, Kinneff,

Kincardineshire, DD10 0TJ

Restoration 1660

The Restoration in I660

At the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660 the Honours were returned to Charles II and placed in Edinburgh Castle. When the Scottish Parliament was dissolved in 1707, they were locked in a chest in the Crown Room and forgotten about.

The Great Chest


(left) The Scottish Crown without its ‘bonnet’ (right) The hilt of the Sword of State.


The head of the Sceptre with its crystal globe