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  • Chief Executive announced

    The Historic Environment Scotland (HES) Board announces David Middleton (CBE) as its first Chief Executive.

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  • Historic Environment Scotland

    Keep up to date with the latest news about Historic Environment Scotland

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  • 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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  • Download the Historic Scotland app

    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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  • Outlander Itinerary

    Historic Scotland properties are ideal locations for making tv shows. Follow in the footsteps of Claire and Jamie and visit some of Scotland's most iconic heritage attractions.

    Outlander Itinerary


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 Tantallon Uncovered
Tantallon Castle, 12 & 13 Sep
Visit the mighty stronghold and discover more about the bitter sieges and fiercely fought feuds.

 Rebels and Redcoats
Stirling Castle, 26 & 27 Sep
Join us as we commemorate the 300th anniversary year of the Battle of Sheriffmuir.

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