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Historic Places in Scotland

Historic Places in Scotland (21)

Historic, Pre-Historic, Stone Circles in Scotland.

Friday, 15 March 2013 11:35

Skelmorlie Aisle

This jewel-like monument was erected in 1636 for Sir Robert Montgomerie of Skelmorlie.

Thursday, 17 January 2013 13:00

National Museum of Flight

East Fortune played a major role in both First and Second World War, and is now home to the National Museum of Flight.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:36

National War Museum

Investigate over 400 years of Scotland at war, within the historic setting of Edinburgh Castle.

Monday, 10 September 2012 20:35

Skara Brae

The neolithic settlement of Skara Brae lies near the dramatic white beach of the Bay of Skaill. Skara Brae is the best preserved groups of prehistoric houses in Western Europe. 

Monday, 10 September 2012 20:19

Antonine Wall: Rough Castle

The best-preserved length of rampart and ditch, together with the earthworks of a fort – the most complete on the Wall – and a short length of military way with quarry pits.

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 13:15

Fort George

Following the 1746 defeat at Culloden of Bonnie Prince Charlie, George II created the ultimate defence against further Jacobite unrest. The result, Fort George, is the mightiest artillery fortification in Britain, if not Europe. 

Saturday, 28 April 2012 22:39

Gladstone's Land

Step back in time to bustling and turbulent 17th-century Edinburgh. Thomas Gledstanes, a wealthy merchant who owned this six-storey tenement, rented each floor to tenants of various means.

Wednesday, 07 March 2012 22:37


Newhailes is a fine late 17th-century house with impressive 18th-century additions and interiors, set in a fascinating 18th-century designed landscape. Bought in the early 1700s by Sir David Dalrymple, of the Scots legal and political dynasty, the most remarkable addition was the library, which played host to many famous figures of the Scottish Enlightenment. Much of the original decoration and furnishing has survived intact, though worn, retaining the mellowness of its interiors rather than being an immaculate restored dwelling.

Monday, 09 January 2012 09:37

The Scottish Crannog Centre

A crannog is a type of ancient loch-dwelling found throughout Scotland and Ireland dating from 5,000 years ago. Many crannogs were built out in the water as defensive homesteads and represented symbols of power and wealth. The Scottish Crannog Centre features a unique reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling, built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology (STUA), registered charity no. SCO18418.

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