Plan days out in Scotland. Find cultural and heritage places to visit in Scotland - museums, art galleries, historic attractions, castles, stately homes and more, in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond.
A huge mysterious structure has been discovered under the largest Neolithic rubbish dump in Scotland
A mysterious ten-metre wide structure and a set of huge slabs have been discovered in one of the final trenches dug at a historic site on an Orkney ness.
A Roman socketed bolt-head, ox-goad, hobnails and a possible oven have been discovered by archaeologists at Camelon, a former Roman fort near Falkirk.
Hunter-gatherer bones at unique Scottish site of human remains shows enduring appeal of prehistoric marine diet
The bones of six hunter-gatherers found on a small island in the Inner Hebrides show that people kept up a coastal diet even after the arrival of agriculture in England after 4000 BC.
On February 8 1587, at 2am on the morning of her execution, Mary, Queen of Scotland, wrote to her former brother-in-law, the French King Henry III.
Thumbpots and roundhouses: Unravelling the mysteries of the Scottish Iron Age with the Whithorn Trust
Last year, archaeologists began excavating a set of roundhouses on a boggy island at an Iron Age settlement near the Scottish burgh of Whithorn. Graeme Cavers, of The Whithorn Trust, tells the story.
As this year's Edinburgh Art Festival begins, discover seven of the festival's commissions - described by the artists in their own words.
A human jawbone with teeth has been found placed in a massive whalebone vertebra at a prehistoric cairn in Orkney
Prehistoric Scots put a human jawbone inside a whalebone in a "ritual of foundation or abandonment", say archaeologists who found the burials alongside a quern, mortar and pig and cattle remains.
From Dolly the Sheep to the finest decorative arts: Star objects from the revamped National Museum of Scotland
The oldest Railway Locomotive in the world, outrageous 17th century fashions, decorative artworks and the oldest British aircraft in existence. Meet some of the stunning objects on display in the......
This Neolithic human figurine was found at Skara Brae, in Orkney, in the 1860s. But it was only recently rediscovered during a search of the collections at the 17th century Skaill House.