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HES seeks views on updated guidance for Scotland’s inventory of historic battlefields

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is seeking input from the public regarding proposed changes to the guidance for designating historic battlefields in Scotland. The public consultation will remain open until Tuesday, 2 July 2024. HES has...

HES seeks community input for the future management of the Calanais Standing Stones

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is seeking community input to develop proposals for the future management of the Calanais Standing Stones on the Isle of Lewis with the aim of enhancing economic, community, and conservation...

Archaeologists uncover grapeshot and a clan chief’s shoe buckle at Culloden

Recent investigations by National Trust for Scotland (NTS) archaeologists at Culloden battlefield have uncovered a wide range of artefacts, including what is believed to be Donald Cameron of Lochiel's shoe buckle. The fierceness of the...

Evidence of a drawbridge at Brodick Castle discovered

Evidence of an early 17th-century drawbridge protecting Brodick Castle has been discovered during recent conservation work by the National Trust for Scotland. During the repointing work on the exterior of Brodick Castle, blocked vertical slots...

Crannog Centre reopens after devastating fire

The Scottish Crannog Centre on Loch Tay welcomed the first visitors to its new site following a catastrophic blaze which destroyed the original site in 2021. Located in Dalerb in Perthshire, the new site is...

New Perth Museum opens with Stone of Destiny as centrepiece

The new Perth Museum will open its doors on Saturday 30 March 2024 following a £27 million redevelopment. It will highlight the fascinating objects and stories that put Perth and Kinross at the centre...

Old Military Road in Glen Croe to be improved

Transport Scotland has announced that work to improve the Old Military Road through Glen Croe, which was once part of Major William Caulfeild's Dumbarton to Inveraray military road, would go ahead. A contract has been...

Propeller from Second World War aircraft found on Arran

A propeller blade thought to be from a Second World War aircraft has been discovered on the Isle of Arran. A contractor working for the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) discovered the propellor blade wrapped...