Scotland

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.

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Work begins on restoration of Orkney's Kitchener Memorial

Work to restore the Kitchener Memorial, marking the death of the Secretary of War on HMS Hampshire in 1916, begins as fundraising for a memorial with names of 736 crew lost with him continues.

a photo of a woven tapestry which features two people and the mythical unicorn; a horse with a large horn on its head. There are also two people in front of the tapestry dressed in old fashioned clothes from the period.

James V's lost tapestries restored after largest UK weaving project in 100 years is completed

An Historic Scotland commissioned restoration of a set of tapestries as part of a larger proposal to renovate the palace of James V has been unveiled at Stirling Castle.

a black and white photo of author JM Barrie surrounded by children, some standing next to him and lots sitting on the floor

Lost JM Barrie play kickstarts final fundraiser for Scottish Children's Literature and Storytelling Centre

A play the Peter Pan author thought was "lost" will return to the academy where it was first performed nearly 140 years ago as a fundraiser for the transformation of Moat Brae House.

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Scots had expensive taste for "novelty" curry in Victorian times, newspaper reveals

Curry was "way beyond the means" of most people two centuries ago, say historians in Edinburgh who found an advert by a grocer selling a powder from India in 1798.

a painting of a British square putting up dogged resistance against attacking French cavalry.

Ten of the best Waterloo exhibitions to see for Waterloo200

The bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo is upon us with scores of events happening over the next two weeks, but you still have time to catch some stunning Waterloo exhibitions throughout the......

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Archaeologists to begin search for prehistoric "hut-circle landscape" in north-east Scotland

Airborne laser scanning and light detection techniques will be used to delve into areas of the Scottish landscape which archaeologists say had previously remained "unrecognised".

A photo of a large stone church ruin on the highland of a Scottish coastal site

Archaeologists discover burials during conservation work on churches on the Hebrides

Archaeological work carried out before a major conservation project on two Hebridian churches has unearthed graves and other finds.

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French Eagles captured at Waterloo reunited at the National Museum of Scotland

Two Napoleonic Eagles captured at the battle of Waterloo have been reunited for a new display at the National Museum Scotland.

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Archaeologists reveal shoes of workers at 18th century site which was Scotland's largest whisky distillery

Artefacts from Lochrin Basin, the whiskey distillery which was bought by a family with links to the Jamesons more than 200 years ago, were revealed during a public open day.

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