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  • Commemorating the First World War

    Visit our latest website and find out more about Scotland’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 Scotland’s places, history and heritage.

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  • Historic Hospitality

    Some events cry out for a magnificent venue and few backdrops in the world rival the drama of a great castle or palace.

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  • 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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 The Flyting
Stirling Castle, 14 November
Join us for the rare chance to enjoy one of Scotland’s oldest art forms.

 Dark Sky: A Comet's Tale
Holyrood Park, 16 November
Join our ranger and the Royal Observatory of Edinburgh’s Dark Sky team for an afternoon of comet fun.

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