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The once stereotypical image of men in tweed conjured up by the words ‘whisky drinker’ is long gone in the drink’s spiritual home. ...

Scotland's wild places need to be protected The John Muir Trust has welcomed the result of a Scottish Natural Heritage public consultation on its core...

The Tale of the Lonesome Pines Gosh, we are becoming an imperious nation. The mighty Scots Pine has just been declared our national tree. The...

Scotland's favourite bird The Scottish Parliament has heard an appeal to make the Golden Eagle the national bird of Scotland. It came from the RSPB’s...

Assynt - one of the last wilderness areas They say Scotland has some of the last wilderness areas left in Western Europe. But where exactly...

Images courtesy of Historic Scotland Jarlshof is perhaps the best known prehistoric site in Shetland with remains dating from 2500 BC right up to the...

By David Black In 2009 UNESCO, the Paris-based organisation which designates world heritage sites, tore a strip off the burgermeisters of Dresden for their proposal...

Hackness Battery - One of Orkney’s most notable military landmarks celebrates its 200th anniversary Work began on Hackness Battery and the Martello Tower on the...

The Burrell Collection in Glasgow, one of the finest examples of 1970s architecture, has been awarded A-listed status by Historic Scotland. The building in...

Public Information Feature In an effort to persuade more people to pre-register online for this year’s St. Andrew’s celebrations, Historic Scotland is giving away...