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6 April 2009

Stirling Castle is a Five Star Attraction

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Stirling Castle has yet again been ranked as one of the country’s best visitor attractions. VisitScotland has renewed the castle’s coveted five-star status, marking it out as somewhere visitors can be confident of a warm welcome, excellent facilities and an super day out.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22636

6 April 2009

Pillar Base Reveals Cathedral Building

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Experts believe they may have discovered a 13th-century stonemason’s sketch for the building of a section of St Andrews’s Cathedral. A series of markings on the underside of a pillar fragment appear to show carefully drawn and scribed lines showing the plan of a wall with a three-lobed attached column. There is also a set of four circles, neatly created using a compass, which could be the plans for the bases of small columns which still exist on the upper surface of the base.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22637

6 April 2009

Fort George Needs You!

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This week, young visitors to Fort George, near Inverness – the country’s mightiest military fortification - may find themselves being press-ganged into the British army. From 11am to 3pm on Monday 6th to Thursday 9th April, they will be able to meet a colourfully costumed 18th century Redcoat drill sergeant. He’ll be on the prowl, looking for recruits to man the fortress and maintain the north of Scotland’s defences following the Jacobite Risings – one of the most turbulent times in Scotland’s history.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22693

3 April 2009

A Capital Adventure for Hamish McHaggis and The Clan Gathering

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The stunning surroundings of Edinburgh Castle have been graced through the ages by many famous Scots. Kings, queens and clan chiefs have all passed through its historic chambers. And now it’s the turn of another national hero – the star of the popular children’s books series, Hamish McHaggis! On Saturday 18th April, the well-loved Scottish character from the Hamish McHaggis books will be visiting the iconic stronghold when the launch of his latest title and the eighth story book in the series, ‘Hamish McHaggis and The Clan Gathering’, is celebrated at Edinburgh Castle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22567

1 April 2009

Stirling Castle Launches a Brand New Image

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Stirling Castle now has a striking new brand identity to raise its profile as one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions and further develop its tourism business. The creation of the Stirling Castle brand is part of the 12 million Stirling Castle Palace Project which will see the royal lodgings at Stirling Castle returned to the Renaissance magnificence of the mid 16th century. The stunning stronghold’s unique identity conveys both its character and significance in Scottish history.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22357

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