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Commemorating the First World War
Visit our latest website and find out more about Scotland‚Äôs 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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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‚Äôs places, history and heritage.
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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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Find the perfect wedding venue
Looking for the perfect wedding venue? Why not choose a castle, abbey or palace to provide a beautiful and romantic setting for your special day.
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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Fit for a Queen
Doune Castle, 7 September 2014
Margaret Tudor, the Queen Dowager is planning to stay at Doune Castle, join in the celebrations!
The Invasion That Never Came
Inchcolm Abbey, 7 September 2014
Join the gunners of the Forth Defences and hear tales of these forgotten soldiers.
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