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Are you a Valiant Voyager or Traveller in Training? Find out in our new quiz: http://ow.ly/4mR08z
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Today we're revealing the content of a Viking vessel found in 2014 in Galloway. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@welovehistory) and Instagram to see some of the best artefacts!
Here's our #Vikinghoard Storify: https://t.co/tA7I1l8SUH
More than 1,000 years after they were buried in a field in Galloway, we reveal the contents of a Viking treasure hoard.
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Tomorrow, hear about work being undertaken to conserve one of Scotland’s most iconic castles: http://ow.ly/ZwWTL
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On the 8th February 1587, Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded, having spent almost 20 years as prisoner of her cousin Elizabeth I. Retrace her journey through Scotland with the help of our guide: http://ow.ly/XNCeU
Learn about Mary Queen of Scots' journey throughout Scotland and visit many of the castles, priories and palaces where she stayed.
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Today's the last day of #12daysofhistory - missed it? Find all our posts on #Storify: http://ow.ly/WE5m8
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Winter has arrived in Scotland - show us your snowy pictures!
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Have you lost track of of how many historic places you have visited in Scotland? Not to worry, we've got a great tool for that: http://ow.ly/10fHBk
Discover great days out for all the family throughout Scotland
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Captured a castle or two? Admired an abbey? Played in a palace? Use our brand new tool to find out what kind of explorer you are! http://bestdaysever.co.uk/scottishexplorer/ #bestdaysever
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Do you have what it takes to help shape the future of Scotland’s historic environment? We’re now recruiting for our next CEO. This role will give you the unique opportunity to be involved in the earliest stages of a new organisation which will play a lead role in shaping the historic environment in Scotland, and in the lives of Scottish people and visitors alike, for decades to come. Find out how to apply: http://ow.ly/Z1sVS
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Happy #BurnsNight! Here's something he wrote about Stirling Castle after visiting in 1787.
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Have you any information on the Weeping Stones and the Castle that houses them ..Please/Thank you.. if possible a repost!???😉👣
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On Mary Queen of Scots' birthday, watch how her beautiful statue at Linlithgow Palace was created: http://ow.ly/VBYrz
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Duff House is opening its doors this weekend as Santa is coming to town! While the kids are busy meeting Santa (he will have a present for each child), the adults can go on a tour of this stately home and its beautiful grounds. Find out more: http://ow.ly/VqQRB
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Whether you're planning a historical day out in Scotland or want to hear our latest news, this is the page to follow. (Sa Ghàidhlig: Alba Aosmhor)
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Historic Environment Scotland is our new NDPB. Lead body for the historic environment.