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*BANNOCKBURN Robert Burns (1759-1796)

2014 is the 700th year of the battle of Bannockburn where Robert the Bruce fought Edward II and won...

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*Doune Castle: History, Royal Visitors & Silver Screen

Photo by Alasdair / CC BY 2.0   Located close to the village of Doune, near to the city of and...

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*Torwood Castle: History, Mystery, and Architecture

Two miles north of the Stirlingshire town of Denny, close to the village of Torwood, lies the 16th A...

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*Castle Campbell: Friends, Foes and Architecture

Nestled high above Dollar Glen in Clackmannanshire, the medieval Castle Campbell rises dramatically...

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*Blackness Castle: Feuds, History and Architecture

On the edge of the waters of the Firth of Forth, near the historical town of Linlithgow, lies the to...

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*English & Welsh Castles: Guide to England and Wales’ Castles

  Defined as a type of fortified structure, castles were initially built for military and but a...

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*Irish Castles: Guide to Ireland’s Castles

When they were first built, most castles were used as fortresses for defence purposes. Yet following...

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*William Wallace: Birth of a Hero

Background July 1296. The sun shone bravely, but dark clouds glowered over Scotland. Their king, the...

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*How to Celebrate Burns Night

The glorious Scottish tradition of Burns Night is celebrated on 25th January, so there’s to...

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