Scottish history

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

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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Academics at the University of Glasgow have today launched a new digital database of fugitive slave adverts from ...

01/06/2018

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The ancient origins of Picts, Gaels and Scots, by Steven Keith. ...

01/06/2018

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The lives of Scotland’s little-known Stewart queens will be explored in a major new series launched by History ...

30/05/2018

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John Richardson, founder of the Antonine Guard living history society, explores the various Roman legions and ...

24/05/2018

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One of the most persistent myths about the history of Perth has been debunked by historian Dr Nicola Cowmeadow, ...

24/05/2018

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An 'exceptional' collection of historic photographs that captures a century of life in Scotland is to be shared ...

14/05/2018

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A grant from Heritage Lottery Fund will transform Kilmartin Museum in Mid Argyll into a landmark venue celebrating ...

11/05/2018

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Building conservation charity the Landmark Trust has launched an £800,000 fundraising appeal to save one of ...

10/05/2018

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Have you found an artefact and need advice on how to report it? Treasure Trove Scotland holds Finds Days around ...

10/05/2018

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