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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Archaeologists working for the National Trust for Scotland have produced a detailed model of an 18th-century ...

19/06/2019

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Judith Valleley highlights three remarkable Glaswegian women who played their part in the struggle for female ...

17/06/2019

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Scientists believe they have discovered the site of the biggest meteorite impact ever to hit the British Isles - ...

10/06/2019

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

10/06/2019

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Kimberley Jordan Reeman, author of the historical novel Coronach, set in the turbulent time following the '45, ...

03/06/2019

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Where do surnames come from? How did Scotland's families and clans get their name? In this exclusive article, John ...

30/05/2019

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A stunning video, based on research by the University of Aberdeen, has revealed what one of the earliest known ...

29/05/2019

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A digital reconstruction showing Finlaggan in its 15th-century 'glory days' has been created, based on discoveries ...

24/05/2019

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To celebrate Father’s Day in the UK on 16 June, we asked for your favourite Scotsman and here’s the top ten. ...

23/05/2019

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We take a look at the activities of Tullibody History Group, based in the Lowlands town of Tullibody. ...

23/05/2019

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The Moidart History Group is a research group that exists to preserve and explore the history of the area, whose ...

20/05/2019

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