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 'golden age' of ocean travel will be reimagined at a new exhibition, which will explore the design and ...

15/08/2018

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The town of Hamilton in South Lanarkshire had a beautiful, landmark tollbooth, which over the years served as a ...

15/08/2018

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A new exhibition by National Records of Scotland in Edinburgh brings together records of the suffragettes and the ...

13/08/2018

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Enjoy free access to thousands of venues around the country, in 32 Scottish regions, at Doors Open Days 2018. By ...

07/08/2018

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Ahead of a living history event to recreate the Battle of Prestonpans on 15 and 16 September, we talk to Peter ...

06/08/2018

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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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