Scottish history

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

Falkland Palace provided the young Mary Queen of Scots with the opportunity to indulge her passion for sport and ...

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Explore how Scotland's was defended during World War Two by creating your own pillbox, like those which can be ...

28/08/2017

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If the bustle of the Edinburgh Festival leaves you feeling in need of some peace and quiet, try these five lovely ...

16/08/2017

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Explore each of the objects on the Edinburgh's 101 objects trail with this map of the city of Edinburgh. ...

10/08/2017

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Discover facts about the life of Mary Stewart, queen of Scotland, with this guide to Mary Queen of Scots items ...

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Four of the most historically significant burial grounds of the Clyde & Avon Valley are to be the focus of a new ...

09/08/2017

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The Willow Tea Rooms in Glasgow have received a £3.579m award from the Heritage Lottery Fund to complete the ...

09/08/2017

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Was Mary Queen of Scots guilty of the murder of her husband Lord Darnley? Author Donald Smith believe it's time to ...

08/08/2017

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Lesley Smith, curator at Tutbury Castle, tells the fascinating story of the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots at ...

08/08/2017

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The Clan Matheson UK Society is part of an international network of Matheson clan societies which welcome those ...

07/08/2017

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The story of Edinburgh in 101 Objects project includes five items with connections to the life and times of Mary ...

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The final letter of Mary Queen of Scots, written on 8 February 1587, just hours before her execution, is cared for ...

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