Scottish history

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

Audio recordings of the traditions of crofters, farm workers and fishermen, in English and Gaelic, along with some ...

28/08/2018

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A prayer book said to have been used by Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) at Culloden Moor in ...

23/08/2018

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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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