Welcome to History Scotland, your number one online resource for Scottish history and archaeology, bringing you daily news and expert articles on Scottish heritage, history, archaeology and events.

In addition to our extensive website, we also publish the renowned magazine History Scotland.

Our huge library of articles and stories includes:

• Daily news updates
• 'On this day in history…' stories
• Expert articles - written by Scotland's top historians
• Your guide to Scottish Kings and Queens
…and so much more.

Our latest digital guides, available to download now…

Enjoy reading Scotland's favourite history magazine as a digital edition! Read your magazine on the go and enjoy extra content such as image galleries and videos.

Find out more on our digital page where you can download the latest issue or purchase a subscription.

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2017 is the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

We're proud to be working alongside Visit Scotland on a 48-page guide to the special year. The in-depth guide is being given away FREE with the March/April issue of History Scotland magazine.