Monday, September 24, 2018


Bruce's Stone

Battle of Glen Trool

In April 1307, Robert the Bruce won a small but important victory at the Battle of Glen Trool on the shores of Loch Trool...
Loch Achtriochtan

The Massacre of Glencoe

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Soldier’s Leap in the Pass of Killiecrankie

In the evening of the 27th July 1689, Donald McBane, a Scottish government soldier fleeing the Battle of Killiecrankie, is said to have jumped...

Lochranza Castle

Loch Achtriochtan

The Massacre of Glencoe

On this day in Scottish History

Battle of Dunbar 1650

Battle of Dunbar 1650

Battle of the Standard

Battle of the Standard

The Battle of Dunkeld

Battle of Dunkeld


Bludie Harlaw: Realities, Myths, Ballads

In the summer of 1411, the ageing Donald of Islay, Lord of the Isles, invaded mainland Scotland with a huge, battle-hardened army, only to...

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Big Roman Week

The Big Roman Week

Family Fun at Big Roman Week Festival this September The Big Roman Week will deliver heritage events right across the Falkirk Council area – at...

Fight for a Throne: The Jacobite ’45 Reconsidered

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite Rising of 1745