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Festival to shine a light on region’s history and heritage

Festival to shine a light on region’s history and heritage

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2017 12:06 BST

A unique event linking more than 25 historic sites across the Scottish Borders will open this year’s Scottish Borders Heritage Festival.

Six Stunning Sites Unearthed in Search for Scotland’s Hidden Gems

Six Stunning Sites Unearthed in Search for Scotland’s Hidden Gems

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 13:22 BST

Winners chosen by popular vote include Viking-era monuments, a “castle on the hill” and a medieval burial ground.

A Viking Invasion

A Viking Invasion

Press Releases   •   Jul 26, 2017 10:44 BST

​Vibrant Glasgow got a taste of Scotland’s Norse history this week as a squad of Shetland Vikings descended on the city for an exciting and rambunctious visit. The ancient Scottish islanders were in Scotland’s largest city for some pampering and relaxation ahead of the Follow the Vikings events this September (2-3, and 9).

Check. Mate.

Check. Mate.

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2017 00:05 BST

Lewis Chessmen become part of ‘25 objects that shaped Scotland’s history’ on International Chess Day

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From Swedes to Kiwis, we’re keeping a close eye on the competition

From Swedes to Kiwis, we’re keeping a close eye on the competition

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2017 16:18 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead talks about the importance of keeping abreast of international trends and how Scotland can learn from other destinations.

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Edinburgh 101

Edinburgh 101

Edinburgh’s historic past is being given a new perspective as an exciting new visitor experience launches today (Thursday 4 May). Showcas...

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World Heritage Day - Bucket List - Battle of the Bands 2

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World Heritage Day - Bucket List - Battle of the Bands 1

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Midlothian Heritage Week

Midlothian Heritage Week

Hayden Gibb from Bonnyrigg , Flynn Dunlop from Newtongrange and Isaac Dunlop, also from Newtongrange, help launch the Midlothian Heritage...

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