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23 January 2012

Urquhart Castle welcomes highest number of visitors in one season

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Urquhart Castle has welcomed its highest number of visitors in one season. The castle, on the banks of Loch Ness, saw 300,000 visitors go through its gates in the period from 1st April 2011 until 3rd January 2012, the highest number of visitors to ever visit the property. The figures have been driven by both walk up and trade visits, and the consolidation of a number of partnership led activities in the region.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=34576

23 January 2012

Human history "time capsule" on remote Scottish island

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The vanished lives of our ancestors on a remote Scottish island from thousands of years ago have been revealed by archaeologists. From Machair to Mountains shows how experts uncovered a series of virtual “time capsules” on South Uist in the form of ancient settlements preserved under sand dunes dating from the Bronze Age to the modern era, during a major project undertaken with grant aid from Historic Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=34577

19 January 2012

Burns Tours at Stirling Castle this weekend

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Stirling Castle will be marking Burns Day with special castle tours this weekend to explore Rabbie’s connections with its history in celebration of one of Scotland’s most beloved writers.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=34566

16 January 2012

Virtual Tour of Mount Rushmore

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Laser scanning carried out by a Scots team has allowed people unprecedented access to Mount Rushmore through a virtual tour.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=34473

4 January 2012

New Bannockburn Visitor Centre Needs You!

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The team working on the new visitor centre to commemorate the Battle of Bannockburn are asking people to share their memories and photos of visiting the site.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=34441

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