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9 July 2008

Rowallan Castle summer tours

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A series of daily guided summer tours of Rowallan Old Castle will take place between 16 and 25 July. Set in rolling Ayrshire countryside this extraordinary Renaissance building was home to the Muirs, one of the area’s most influential families for more than 400 years.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19469

8 July 2008

Antonine Wall gains World Heritage status

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Linda Fabiani, MSP, Minister for Europe, External Affairs and Culture, today (Tuesday, 8 July) welcomed the decision by the World Heritage Committee to grant the Antonine Wall, the Roman frontier in Scotland, World Heritage Site status. The announcement, made in Quebec, grants Scotland its fifth World Heritage Site which is its first Roman Site. The Antonine Wall becomes part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site alongside Hadrian’s Wall and the German limes.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19307

7 July 2008

Historic Scotland at the hand of Robert the Bruce

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Historic Scotland announce details of a re-enactment event taking place at St Andrews Castle on Sunday 20 July. At the Hands of Bruce will see the castle taken over by Robert the Bruce and his men, taking visitors back to medieval times and a period of uncertainty and unrest in Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19309

1 July 2008

Life on the Lion at Holyrood Park

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The artist-in-residence is back at Holyrood Park by popular demand with a programme of arty activities to keep visitors entertained throughout July. Life on the Lion takes place over four Sundays where artist Barbara Middleton will look at a different aspects of life at the Park including the landscape, ecology, recreation and wildlife.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19376

1 July 2008

Archaeological excavations aim to uncover the secrets of Orkney's iconic Ring of Brodgar

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One of Western Europe’s most impressive prehistoric sites and the third largest stone circle in the British Isles - Orkney’s Ring of Brodgar - is the subject of a major archaeological project which will start next week.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19397

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