Author Andrew Burnet

Andrew Burnet

Andrew Burnet works in the Interpretation Unit at Historic Scotland and was the main author of Mary Was Here, about the travels of Mary Queen of Scots. His epic poem for children about Picts and Vikings has yet to find a publisher.

Stirling Head of Mary of Guise

Born 500 years ago this week, Mary of Guise is chiefly remembered as the mother…

Dumbarton Castle

Why, oh why, visitors must often have grumbled, as they struggled wearily up the 557…


As patron saint of England, St George has not always been warmly embraced by the…

image of fireworks at Edinburgh Castle

‘remember, remember the 5th of November’ A very grand fireworks display was planned for London…