LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 27th SEPTEMBER 2013

Independence March - confusion over the numbers I could not help being swept along by the roaring tide of blue which surged down the Royal...

THE BATTLE OF PINKIE CLEUGH

The River Esk today, looking up towards Roman Bridge September was not a good month to be a Scottish soldier in the 16th century. The...

A JAPANESE GARDEN IN SCOTLAND

The Japanese Garden at Cowden Castle The Japanese-style Garden at Cowden in Clackmannanshire, created in the early twentieth century, is among the few surviving sites...

ROMANS INVADE FORT GEORGE

Fort George in Ardersier near Inverness was built in the aftermath of the 1745 rebellion. It was the mightiest artillery fortification in the whole...

NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR “AULD SCOTS SANGS”

The Collection has its own YouTube Channel Some of the most acclaimed singers in Scotland have come together to perform songs from The Greig-Duncan Folk...

FORTH BRIDGE: WORLD HERITAGE SITE?

Consultation opens today to find out the public’s views on whether the Forth Bridge should be nominated for World Heritage status. The 12-week long...

Beltane 2013

Beltane is the Celtic May Day festival. It marks the midway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice Its traditions date back...

WILDLIFE SAFARI ON THE FORTH

The Scottish Seabird Centre has a new, custom-built catamaran, Seafari Explorer, ready to take visitors out to see the wildlife on the islands of...

Edinburgh Hosts ‘Britain from the Air’

Edinburgh has been confirmed as the latest host venue for Britain from the Air, an outdoor exhibition of more than 100 stunning aerial photographs....

The Scots who created Modern Geology

The Geology Trail at Knockan Crag Have you ever looked around you at the rocks, the hills and the almost sculpted geological formations like Salisbury...