Scottish history

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

A new gazetteer from the National Library of Scotland allows website visitors to search for places or other ...

27/04/2018

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A new documentary film, currently in production, tells the true story of how two boys at Loudoun Castle in ...

19/04/2018

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The history of Hume Castle in the Scottish Borders is to be explored, following recent drone photography, which ...

17/04/2018

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New Slains Castle, Aberdeenshire, the ruin which may have inspired Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' has been granted Listed ...

16/04/2018

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Andrew Millard, a member of the investigation team on the Battle of Dunbar Scottish Soldiers Project, charts the ...

22/03/2018

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Annotated plays by influential English dramatist Ben Jonson – earmarked for sale in North America – have been ...

20/03/2018

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A new feature film, Mary Queen of Scots, has a cast of stars including Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie and David ...

19/03/2018

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In Britain we tend to think of the poppy lapel badge worn each November as a concept of Earl Haig when actually it ...

14/03/2018

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Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, has said that the go-ahead for a development at Viewhill ...

13/03/2018

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Susan Gardner celebrates the achievements of Edinburgh's Lileen Hardy, a remarkable woman who dedicated her life ...

09/03/2018

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Historical records featuring the admissions registers of soldiers cared for by Veterans’ Charity Erskine after the ...

09/03/2018

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As the world prepares to celebrate Chinese New Year, new research has been released which reveals the fascinating ...

16/02/2018

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