Tag Archives: Historic Scotland

Things we do at weekends

Life is kind of busy at the moment so I don’t have much time to review the weekends. My energy levels at weekends have been rubbish so a lot of time has been spent close to home and getting out … Continue reading

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Easter holiday in Winter

As the holiday draws to a close, I am pausing for a moment to remember some of the best bits in terms of days out. The weather really did not oblige most of the time and the feeling of being … Continue reading

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“Spectacular Jousting” is spectacular

Last Sunday we made more good use of our Historic Scotland membership by attending the Spectacular Jousting event at Linlithgow Palace. Visiting the palace itself has been ear-marked for another day as once again there was so much going on … Continue reading

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Rock of Ages at Dumbarton Castle

A couple of weeks ago we had our second experience of Historic Scotland’s Rock of Ages event at Dumbarton Castle. Sadly the weather was not up to the lovely sunshine that we were treated to last year, but there was … Continue reading

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Blackness Castle

Last Sunday was a gloriously warm day, but sadly there wasn’t much warmth at Blackness Castle! I don’t think Blackness Castle ever gets warm given its location right next to the Firth of Forth and I can imagine that it must be … Continue reading

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Big History Weekend at Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle was host to Historic Scotland’s “Big History Weekend” last Saturday and Sunday. This is another fantastic day out in a packed schedule of special events at Historic Scotland sites throughout the year. These occasions really help you to … Continue reading

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My 2016 in Review

Like for most people, my year has had its ups and its downs, but when I shudder at some of the horrible things that have happened in the world this year, I am able to count my blessings and be … Continue reading

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