A History of Scotland’s Landscapes
Historic Environment Scotland
by Guest Blog
2d ago
Our beautiful book, A History of Scotland's Landscapes, is now available in paperback. In this extract, Fiona Watson looks back over the thousands of years of history that have created the Scottish landscape we know today. The post A History of Scotland’s Landscapes appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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When the Coal Mine Ran Out of Coal: Creating Crawick Multiverse
Historic Environment Scotland
by Guest Blog
5d ago
Step inside Crawick Multiverse, a spectacular collision of cosmology and prehistory built on the site of a former open cast coal mine. The post When the Coal Mine Ran Out of Coal: Creating Crawick Multiverse appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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Stirling Castle and the 1820 ‘Radical Rising’
Historic Environment Scotland
by Guest Blog
1w ago
200 years ago, Stirling Castle played an important part in the events of the Radical Rising. Find out more... The post Stirling Castle and the 1820 ‘Radical Rising’ appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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Mary of Guelders: A Charitable Queen
Historic Environment Scotland
by Morvern French
2w ago
Mary of Guelders married King James II and became Queen of Scots. Explore her fascinating life, her political influence and her charitable work that ensured her legacy in Scottish history. The post Mary of Guelders: A Charitable Queen appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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The abduction of Lady Grange: A tragic tale of deceit, betrayal and St Kilda
Historic Environment Scotland
by Alea Ibrahim
3w ago
Lady Grange was entangled in a web of betrayal, conspiracy and a fateful marriage. This is the story of the Scottish socialite who was kidnapped by her husband and accomplices and became a prisoner on St Kilda. The post The abduction of Lady Grange: A tragic tale of deceit, betrayal and St Kilda appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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Little Wonders: A History of Small Getaways in Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland
by Richard Taylor
3w ago
Huts, tents, bothies and more. Holidaymakers in Scotland have a wealth of tiny vacation spaces to holiday in... The post Little Wonders: A History of Small Getaways in Scotland appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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High Level Masonry Inspections: Moving Forward
Historic Environment Scotland
by Chloe Woodsford
3w ago
Our High-Level Masonry Engagement Co-ordinator reflects on the high-level masonry project and takes a look at reopenings this summer season. The post High Level Masonry Inspections: Moving Forward appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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Margaret Tudor: My Lady, The King’s ‘Defiant’ Mother
Historic Environment Scotland
by Guest Blog
1M ago
Read the story of how Margaret Tudor fought to protect the interests of her children during turbulent times in Scottish history. The post Margaret Tudor: My Lady, The King’s ‘Defiant’ Mother appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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James VI and his “favourites”
Historic Environment Scotland
by Julia Morrison
1M ago
The private life of James VI was the source of gossip and speculation during his lifetime. Four and a half centuries on, not much has changed. We're still drawn to trying to discover and define his intimate relationships. We take a look at James VI and his male "favourites". The post James VI and his “favourites” appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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Jane Ferrier and The Stirling Heads
Historic Environment Scotland
by Guest Blog
1M ago
Discover the inspirational story of Jane Ferrier, who's tenacious work in the 1800s ensured the survival of the amazing Stirling Heads. The post Jane Ferrier and The Stirling Heads appeared first on Historic Environment Scotland Blog ..read more
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