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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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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Culture Perth & Kinross has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £32,500 for a new heritage project, ...

09/07/2019

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A major exhibition at Perth Museums & Art Gallery explores the Jacobites in Perthshire, focusing on the great ...

28/06/2019

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A major exhibition now open at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh tells the story of how tartan, ...

27/06/2019

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Discover the story of the Stewart queen’s imprisonment at Carlisle Castle, the first place to which she was taken ...

24/06/2019

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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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