Scottish history

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

A ground-breaking new animated facial reconstruction of Robert Burns reciting one of his own poems has been ...

25/01/2018

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A community excavation near Brora in Sutherland in 2017 investigated the remains of an 18th-century drovers' inn ...

24/01/2018

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A heritage project in Kolkata, India, aims to restore a Scottish cemetery which is almost two centuries old and is ...

24/01/2018

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Author Nick Holland explores the fascination of the Brontë sisters for Scotland, and in particular the work of ...

22/01/2018

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On the shelves of libraries and archives everywhere there are hidden lives waiting to be discovered. This article ...

22/01/2018

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Dr Adele Patrick of Glasgow Women’s Library tells the story of legendary Scottish suffragette campaigner Helen ...

22/01/2018

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An expert team led by leading forensic anthropologist Professor Dame Sue Black has carried out detailed ...

19/01/2018

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St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, was founded in the twelfth century and has played a ...

18/01/2018

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A special display celebrating two centuries of publication of The Scotsman, and looking at the many historic ...

18/01/2018

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Dress and Décor: Domestic Textiles and Personal Adornment in Scotland up to 1700 is an interdisciplinary workshop ...

18/01/2018

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Red warnings have been issued for dozens of Historic Environment Scotland's sites, a major Climate Change ...

15/01/2018

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Discover what life was like in a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall 2,000 years ago with a new app developed by the ...

09/01/2018

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