Northeast Scotland

North East Scotland


Blogs Featuring the Northeast of Scotland

World’s oldest lunar calendar discovered in Scottish field

Archaeologists excavating Warren Field, an area next to Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire from 2004-06 uncovered 12 pits which appear to ...
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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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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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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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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 1918-2013

Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord of Forbes and Chief of Clan Forbes, has died aged 95. A distinguished parliamentarian and ...
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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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