Northeast Scotland

North East Scotland


Blogs Featuring the Northeast of Scotland

Foggy Glamis

Spooky Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle, found in the Angus area, is the historic seat of the Lyon family. The estate was presented to ...
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Honours of Scotland

Treasures of Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle has dominated not only the skyline of the city but also the history of the nation. Being at ...
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The view from my window in Aberdeen

The View From the Ground in Aberdeen

It could be any other lazy, late summer afternoon today in Aberdeen. Sunlight is attempting to squeeze its way through ...
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The Dining Room at Candacraig

Billy Connolly’s Highland Retreat For Sale

With a price tag of almost £3 million pounds, Scottish comedian Billy Connolly's Highland baronial home in Aberdeenshire has been ...
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Chambers Street, Edinburgh

Mary, Queen of Scots Returns to Edinburgh

In August 1561 Mary, Queen of Scots returned to Edinburgh from France as a Catholic queen in a newly reformed ...
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The Royal Bank of Scotland - Martin Fowler

Martin Fowler’s Graphic History of Scotland

Compiling 500 years of Scottish history is by no means an easy feat. Countless pages of history books burst at ...
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Queen Marks Anniversary in Scottish Style

Beside a bubbling brook in a remote part of the highlands isn't usually where you would expect to come across ...
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Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord Forbes, KBE, JP, DL (19 February 1918 – 5 March 2013)

Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord Forbes 1918-2013

  Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord of Forbes and Chief of Clan Forbes, has died aged 95. A distinguished parliamentarian ...
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The Nidelva River, with Nidaros Cathedral in the background. Trondheim, Norway.

From Norway with Love

When asked to give the name of his nearest mainline rail station on a Parliamentary expenses questionnaire, former liberal MP ...
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Braemar Castle

Braemar Castle

Braemar Castle in Aberdeenshire was first built by the 18th Earl of Mar, John Erskine in 1628, using it as ...
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