Scottish history

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

From a secret beehive, to stained glass featuring a kangaroo, these facts about Rosslyn Chapel, will surely amaze ...

20/09/2018

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In 1506, Britain’s first known African baby was born in Scotland – something of such interest that a nurse was ...

13/09/2018

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Dr David Worthington of the University of the Highlands & Islands presents the lecture 'Coastal History in ...

10/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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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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