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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The trailer for the new Mary Queen of Scots movie has been released. Watch Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie in ...

13/07/2018

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Leon Kirk shows Nick Crane how to find gold in Scotland in this video from the series Britannia. ...

12/07/2018

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Archaeologists working to locate the site of a 'lost' medieval monastery connected to the Book of Deer have ...

09/07/2018

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Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen have led a 'significant new study' on the history of Britain’s ...

09/07/2018

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Discover the story of Edinburgh Castle with these fascinating facts from the castle’s history. ...

04/07/2018

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John Goodlad tells the strange story of live cod and smuggled brandy – one of many little known gems contained in ...

26/06/2018

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The first survey of a potential site for the Jacobite army camp shortly before the battles of Falkirk and Culloden ...

15/06/2018

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Researchers at the University of Glasgow suggest Robert Burns may have had bipolar disorder, according to a paper ...

13/06/2018

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In his winning entry in the Scottish History Network School Essay Prize, Conlan McPherson discusses the role of ...

13/06/2018

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Jacobite and Spanish troops were defeated by government forces at the Battle of Glen Shiel on 10 June 1719. ...

10/06/2018

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A 'rare and important' wash stand designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and made by 'enemy intern' cabinet makers ...

07/06/2018

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