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Commemorating the First World War
Visit our latest website and find out more about Scotlandâ€™s experience of the First World War, as well as the work Historic Scotland and RCAHMS are doing to mark the centenary.
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Download the new app from Historic Scotland
Everything you need to know about over 70 amazing properties to help plan your next holiday or family weekend with ease.
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RCAHMS & Historic Scotland Books
RCAHMS and Historic Scotland have launched a brand new joint publications catalogue detailing titles ideal for those with an interest in Scotlandâ€™s places, history and heritage.
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Some events cry out for a magnificent venue and few backdrops in the world rival the drama of a great castle or palace.
Great days out across Scotland
See knights jousting, hear the crack of muskets and discover how people lived in the past.
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A year packed full of great days out.
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Linlithgow Palace, 24, 25, 31 Oct & 1 Nov
Visit after dark and take a tour with a difference, with chilling tales and some less pleasant characters.
Stirling Castle, 14 November
Join us for the rare chance to enjoy one of Scotlandâ€™s oldest art forms.
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