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7 Creepy Abandoned Places in Scotland

There’s something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, melancholy reminders of previous eras with seemingly little purpose in the modern world....

Arms at the ready! Relive the era of Jacobite Scotland

Ye Jacobites by name, lend an ear, lend an ear! Robert Burns, 1791 In the year that marks 300 since...

8 top tips for visiting Stirling

We asked people on Twitter and Facebook where they would take first time visitors to Stirling, and had a great response – thanks...

Armed Forces Day, Stirling: We talk to the Red Arrows

For me personally, the sleek jets of the Red Arrows flying in formation, with their unmistakable blue, red and white...

7 great ways to commemorate the Battle of Bannockburn 1314

1314 is date firmly imprinted onto the Scottish psyche. Ask why it is significant and without hesitation you’ll be told...

Discover more about the man who will lead thousands at Pipefest

June 27 2014 won’t be any old day for Pipe Major Ian Duncan. It will be the day he is...

I love it when a good clan comes together

In the heyday of the Scottish clan system, chieftains would often meet with their members to devise cattle raids, seize...

Tartan Day – 10 unbe-weave-able facts about tartan

Look out your kilt or tartan trews – Sunday 6 April is Tartan Day, a chance for Scots both at...

Rediscover the great outdoors and history with the John Muir Way events

Did you know John Muir was a Scot, and it was here that he first fell in love with nature...

Follow Pipefest on a march through Stirling’s fascinating history

Stirling’s Big Weekend is just a few months away, so if you haven’t done so already, clear your diaries! Running...

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