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HES granted £74.2 million as part of the Scottish Government’s Budget

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has been allocated grant in aid funding of £74.2 million as part of the Scottish Government’s 2024-2025 Budget. The grant in aid funding for the financial year 2024-25 has been increased...

NTS begins work on the new Glencoe Greenway

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has announced that construction work on the new Glencoe Greenway will begin this winter. The Glencoe Greenway is a shared-use path that will allow locals and visitors to...

Discovery of coin hoard at Glencoe massacre site

University of Glasgow archaeology student Lucy Ankers discovered a hoard of coins buried in a small pot that had been placed beneath the fireplace of the summerhouse of Alasdair Ruadh MacIain MacDonald, chief of...

Declaration of Arbroath to go on display for first time in 18 years

The Declaration of Arbroath, one of Scotland's most important historical documents, will be on public display for the first time in 18 years at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The display will...

Culloden battlefield virtual tours

The Battle of Culloden was the final confrontation of the Jacobite Rising of 1745-46. The battle took place on April 16, 1746, on Drumossie Moor near Inverness, and resulted in a decisive victory for...

Virtual tours of Culloden battlefield to launch January 2023

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has announced that virtual tours of the Culloden battlefield are to be launched at the end of this month, allowing people from all over the world to tour...