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14 October 2010

Celebrate autumn's rich harvest and Apple Day at Elcho Castle's historic orchard

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This weekend, come along to Elcho Castle to celebrate the riches of autumn and the diversity of the harvest from the property’s outstanding historic orchard at a fun, family ‘Apple Day’.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29457

11 October 2010

Bannockburn set for a new Visitor Centre as Culture Minister announces project for 2014

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A new, £5m state-of-the-art visitor centre at the site of the battle of Bannockburn will be built in time for the next year of Homecoming in 2014, Minister for Culture Fiona Hyslop announced today (Monday, 11 October). The landmark project will see Historic Scotland and the National Trust for Scotland work in partnership to deliver a world class visitor attraction incorporating an immersive digital experience designed to transport visitors back to the fourteenth century battle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29441

11 October 2010

5,000 year old Westray wife ends tour of Scotland at Orkney Museum

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Visitors and locals to Orkney will have a final chance to see Scotland’s earliest human face, the Orkney Venus, on its current tour of Scotland, when it takes residence at the Orkney Museum from Saturday (16th October). The figurine, known locally as the ‘Westray Wife’ will be on display in the museum’s Baikie Library until 13th November.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29449

5 October 2010

Step back in time to the 17th Century - and the siege of Stirling Castle

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The year is 1651 and Stirling Castle is under siege. Scotland has been defeated by the Auld Enemy at the Battle of Dunbar, the English army has invaded the south of the country and is desperate to lay claim to the majestic stronghold of Stirling which guards the route north.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29431

1 October 2010

Young people gather at New Lanark for UNESCO World Heritage Youth Summit

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Young people from across Scotland gathered at the New Lanark World Heritage Site (WHS) today (1st October) for the UK UNESCO Youth Summit. The first to be held in Scotland, the summit aims to explore what world heritage means to young people and how they can help to preserve and protect the internationally important cultural and natural heritage on their doorstep.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29418

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