Scottish history

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

A new online atlas has captured all of Scotland’s hillforts in one resource for the first time ever. ...

22/06/2017

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More than fifty clans from Scotland and the Scottish diaspora will take part in the opening celebrations of this ...

22/06/2017

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Rare treasures from Rome and the Vatican have gone on display at National Museum of Scotland today, as part of the ...

22/06/2017

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As UK-wide screening of the Outlander series is confirmed to begin on 29 June 2017, we take a look at historic ...

19/06/2017

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The time-travel series Outlander, inspired by Diana Gabaldon's Outlander novels, has been acquired by More4, with ...

15/06/2017

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A new exhibition in East Lothian explores the intense period of warfare between 1542 and 1551, triggered by the ...

12/06/2017

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Watch this video and find out how the Chimney Map, a rare 17th century world map discovered in a chimney in ...

11/06/2017

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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Edinburgh Old and New Towns with this map from Edinburgh World Heritage ...

08/06/2017

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Find out more about Clan Davidson with this clan spotlight, looking at the origins of Clan Davidson, the history ...

08/06/2017

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Scotland's 'pre-eminent Bardic family', the Curries, are to meet in Scotland this summer to elect their first ...

08/06/2017

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Splash of Tartan will be the theme of the 2017 Edinburgh Military Tattoo, which will this year team up with ...

07/06/2017

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A painting of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) at the age of 19 is ready to be moved from the ...

26/05/2017

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