Epic Bannockburn Mural Unveiled

Epic Bannockburn Mural Unveiled

An awe inspiring new mural depicting the Battle of Bannockburn has been unveiled at the Bannockburn visitor centre just outside Stirling. The work, painted by the Edinburgh based artist Chris Rutterford, was started last year just before the celebrations of the 700 year anniversary of the Battle. The artist has said that the aim of the […]

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Bannockburn Visitor Centre Ready for Battle

Bannockburn Visitor Centre Ready for Battle

We’re just back from a quick trip up the road to just outside Stirling to check out the new Bannockburn Visitor Centre, set to open to the public next weekend. Coming in (on time, and on budget) with a price tag of £9.1 million, the centre uses state-of-the-art motion capture techniques and fight choreography to […]

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PM Cites Clan Cameron Heritage in Referendum Speech

PM Cites Clan Cameron Heritage in Referendum Speech

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has referenced his clan heritage in an appeal to keep Scotland part of the United Kingdom. In a speech given in East London last Friday, Cameron urged Scots and Britons to defend their shared history and heritage by voting against the upcoming referendum on Scottish Independence. With only seven months […]

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Royal Stewart Descendents Alive and Well

Royal Stewart Descendents Alive and Well

Half of all men in the United Kingdom with the surname Stewart, or Stuart, can claim ancestry from Scotland’s Royal family. Research released by ScotlandsDNA has revealed for the first time the individual in the 13th century who founded a branch of the Royal Stewart line. In the United Kingdom alone there are about 70,000 […]

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Poem Marks Bannockburn Anniversary

Poem Marks Bannockburn Anniversary

A new poem has been unveiled to mark the upcoming 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. The specially commissioned poem appears on a new timber ring crowning on the Rotunda Monument at the historic battle site. The designer behind the original monument, Sir Robert Matthew, planned for it to bear an inscription however nothing […]

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Clan Donnachaidh‎ (Robertson) Estate up for Sale

Clan Donnachaidh‎ (Robertson) Estate up for Sale

An excessively magnificent and utterly luxurious highland estate with clan links has been placed on the market, boasting an equally impressive price tag. Once home to Clan Robertson, the sprawling Dall Estate is located on the south shore of Loch Rannoch in Perthshire with the estate agent currently accepting offers of over £2.3 million. The […]

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Martin Fowler’s Graphic History of Scotland

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 the seams with tales of battles, inventions, kings and queens, acts of law, migration, song – it’s hard enough to even pick where to begin. However, Scottish artist Martin Fowler has done just that, compiling […]

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