Scottish history

Discover Scotland's past with our features, history travel and expert guides.

If you enjoy exploring Scotland’s history, archaeology and heritage then you’ll love History Scotland, a ...

03/01/2018

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Jonny Keen provides an introduction to the use of beggars' badges in Scotland, exploring their distribution and ...

19/08/2019

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Specialist advisors supporting National Trust for Scotland have cast doubt on claims that a painting held in its ...

15/08/2019

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Holmwood House in Cathcart has reopened to the public after a three-month project to recreate the property’s ...

10/08/2019

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Rare portraits of the parents of Bonnie Prince Charlie (Prince Charles Edward Stuart) will be offered as part of a ...

09/08/2019

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25 August 2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of James Watt, the Greenock-born inventor, chemist and ...

09/08/2019

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Fort George near Inverness, one of Europe's finest fortifications will mark its 250th anniversary with Festival at ...

08/08/2019

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Rachel McGarvey, an MSc Forensic Art student at Dundee University’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, ...

05/08/2019

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The extent of campaigns for the vote for women in Aberdeen and surrounding areas from 1867 to 1918 is the subject ...

05/08/2019

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The third in the History Scotland Lectures series, in association with The Centre for Scottish Culture at the ...

29/07/2019

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Historians have uncovered the earliest ever reference to a still for distilling Scotch whisky which suggests the ...

19/07/2019

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National Museums Scotland and National Records of Scotland have today announced, on the anniversary of Robert the ...

11/07/2019

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