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31 July 2009

Park and ride for Stirling Castle

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A park and ride scheme is being introduced to provide visitors with an easy and comfortable way to reach Stirling Castle. The project is a joint initiative between Historic Scotland and Stirling Council, with the buses provided by Hunters Executive Coaches. The service will run, Monday to Saturday, from 1st to 31st of August from the Castleview Park and Ride, off Junction 10 of the M9.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24689

31 July 2009

Three Month Threave Double Deal Adds Up To Great Value For Visitors

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Threave Castle is an impressive Medieval island fortress while the nearby Threave House is a great Scottish Baronial mansion set in acres of beautiful gardens. From now until the end of September visitors can enjoy both on a single money-saving ticket thanks to a special arrangement between Historic Scotland and the National Trust for Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24695

29 July 2009

Join the forces at the Fort - and prepare to be entertained

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Fort George, the country’s mightiest military fortification, this weekend hosts a two-day spectacular event highlighting military life through the ages. ‘Forces at the Fort’ - from 12.30pm to 4.30pm on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August - offers an action-packed, varied programme featuring soldiers from past eras. One of the highlights (weather permitting!) will be awe-inspiring formation parachute drops by Scotland’s only professional parachute display team, the Golden Lions. The precision aerial skills of this specialist army team never fail to impress so visitors have a treat in store.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24603

29 July 2009

Photo Celebration of Scottish Heritage - send us your pictures from Historic Scotland properties

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A special online gallery has been launched by Historic Scotland to celebrate our national heritage. The public are being invited to submit photographs they have taken at any of the 345 castles, abbeys, palaces, stone circles and other properties in the agency’s care.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24639

29 July 2009

Interns and Last Keeper Shine a Light on History of Kinnaird Head Lighthouse

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Two museum interns are helping preserve the memories of the last lighthouse keeper at Kinnaird Head for future generations. Graduates Victoria Thompson and Jennifer Bainbridge are being funded by Historic Scotland to work with Jim Oliver, who was made redundant in 1991, to identify hundreds of objects in the lighthouse and former keepers’ cottages at The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24642

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