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'All categories', published between January 2001 and January 2099

3 December 2010

New book and website help solve the mystery of the Picts

Media Releases

Historic Scotland has published a new book, The Picts, which aims to tell the  story of the Picts in simple and accessible terms, from their origins in the 3rd century AD to their eventual absorption into the new nation of Alba around the 10th century. 

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30147

1 December 2010

Festive Fun with the Story of Christmas

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Stirling Castle's Christmas family event promises to be one of the most original highlights of the festive season.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30033

30 November 2010

Craft your way to a special Christmas - with a little help from nature

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Add a more personal touch to your festive decorations this year; come along to the historic Stanley Mills complex near Perth on Saturday 11th December and learn how to make your own using natural materials. At the mills’ Christmas Crafts event from 2pm to 4.30pm, Ranger Ian Lewis will be showing visitors how to gather craft materials from the local environment - including sprigs of holly, pine cones, branches and mosses - to make a variety of attractive festive wreaths, table centres and decorations.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30018

22 November 2010

Scottish heritage attractions shortlisted as Britain's best romantic ruins

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Vote for Kilchurn Castle or Sweetheart Abbey to be named the UK's finest. Two of the outstanding heritage properties in the care of Historic Scotland - Kilchurn Castle in Argyll & Bute and Sweetheart Abbey in Dumfries and Galloway - have made it onto a shortlist of the UK’s 10 most romantic ruins. The two properties are the only sites in Scotland to be named by BBC Countryfile Magazine in its shortlist of Britain’s best romantic sites.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=29710

22 November 2010

Scotland's finest historic attractions open free for four days to mark St Andrew's Day

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With St Andrew’s Day just a few days away, why not plan to celebrate Scotland’s national day with a visit to one of our country’s great historic sites? Historic Scotland is offering the perfect incentive – free entry to 48 outstanding heritage attractions throughout the country for four days : Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th , Monday 29th and St Andrew’s Day itself, Tuesday 30th November.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=29712

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