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Chief Executive announced
The Historic Environment Scotland (HES) Board announces David Middleton (CBE) as its first Chief Executive.
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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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Historic Scotland properties are ideal locations for making tv shows. Follow in the footsteps of Claire and Jamie and visit some of Scotland's most iconic heritage attractions.
A year packed full of great days out.
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Tantallon Castle, 12 & 13 Sep
Visit the mighty stronghold and discover more about the bitter sieges and fiercely fought feuds.
Rebels and Redcoats
Stirling Castle, 26 & 27 Sep
Join us as we commemorate the 300th anniversary year of the Battle of Sheriffmuir.
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