Exploring Scotland

Exploring Scotland

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Clan events 2019

A total of 14 clan and community events across nine local authorities will receive a share of funding through the ...


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Ten facts you (probably) didn't know about Greyfriars Kirk and Kirkyard

From a gunpowder explosion to the reason an American flag hangs above the kirk sanctuary, these ten facts about ...


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Edinburgh Scott Monument

Got just an hour to spend in Edinburgh, perhaps whilst waiting for a train or stopping off en-route to elsewhere? ...


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St Andrews Castle

Discover the history of St Andrew's Castle, in the royal burgh of St Andrews in Fife. ...


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Doune Castle

New visitor figures released by Historic Environment Scotland show a five percent increase on 2017 - and reveal ...


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Kelvin Aqueduct, Glasgow

Victoria Owens presents a selection of Scottish viaducts and aqueducts whose creators pushed the boundaries of ...


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Ballochmyle Viaduct

Admire the achievements of Victorian engineers with our pick of ten bridges created in the Victorian era. ...


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View of Abbotsford

From its earliest monastic connections, to its status as the home of the oldest bound book in Scotland, these ...


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Dundee Howff burial ground

Looking for things to do in Dundee with a history flavour? Take a look at History Scotland's ten top picks. ...


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Top ten things to do in south-west Scotland

Looking for things to do and places to see in south-west Scotland? Check out our top ten highlights. ...


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Visiting Glencoe and Dalness

Scott McCombie, property manager and senior ranger at National Trust for Scotland Glencoe & Dalness, talks to ...


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How to plan a family history research trip to Scotland

Christine Woodcock shares top tips for planning a genealogy research trip to Scotland, and making the most of your ...


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