Join Greener Kirkcaldy on 9th August for an online chat about how walking has helped you get through lockdown. Share your photos, stories and new discoveries!
Join our curator and one of our specialist guides for an interesting two hour talk and tour of Hill of Tarvit’s painting treasures.
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
In Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters, join us for a new exhibition at John Sinclair House where we showcase fantastic material from the HES archives.
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
This ranger led walk will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape.
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Explore Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh's Deaf history with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
In these socially distanced talks, discover some of the fascinating stories behind the famous and not-so-famous figures memorialised in the ruins of Holyrood Abbey.
The Palace gardens are a place of both beauty and history. Find out how the gardens have evolved across the centuries in these talks during August.
Archaeologist Liz Carlton uncovers how literature has influenced military conflicts and the terrain of the battlefield in this online talk hosted by the National Library of Scotland.
Take a quick tour through the Edinburgh Festivals with a virtual look back at years gone by through footage from the National Library of Scotland's Moving Image Archive!
Join Edinburgh Peace & Justice Centre’s member Shoji Masuzawa in an origami peace crane making and storytelling workshop suitable for 7 to 75+ year olds!
This online talk, given by Dr Jennifer Evans, investigates how men's sexual, reproductive, and genitourinary conditions were understood in early modern England.
Join a Ranger for a guided walk and discover the story of the Park’s history from the Stone Age right up to the present day.
Victorian developments had a major impact on Holyrood Park. Join us on a guided walk to discover more about these and the ideas behind them.
Follow the final leg of the British army's march to Prestonpans, examining the route taken and the events which occurred along the way.
Join historian Dr Arran Johnston as he explores the events which led up to the capture of the capital city, an event which paved the way for the Battle of Prestonpans just a few days later.
Helion and Company Publishing are proud to announce a special extra From Reason to Revolution 1721-1815 Conference organised in conjunction with the Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust.
Celebrate Scottish Archaeology Month and drop in to our parkaeology event in Holyrood Park on 19th & 20th September!
Join the Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust for a day of activities and presentations to mark the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans!
Join Historic Scotland and friends from the Scottish Crannog Centre as we journey back in time 2,500 years and learn about the crannogs that were built on Linlithgow Loch!
As part of Edinburgh Doors Open Day Trinity House will be opening its doors and welcoming you to this wonderful gem of Leith.
Explore Linlithgow Palace with Deaf historian John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.
Join us at Edinburgh Castle for a number of gun salutes throughout the year. Each gun salute, unless otherwise stated, takes place at 12 noon.
Back by popular demand, join Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown on Thursday 18th June for a fun evening of history and wine!
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
Get under the skin of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of Merchant City and the East End from Glasgow Music City Tours!
Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis run regular friendly and informal walking tours of the Glasgow Necropolis!
The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public on selected Sundays throughout the year!
Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September 2020!
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust's Annual Open Weekend returns for 2020 on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October!
The 2021 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs, will be held between the 28th August and 5th September!
Tenement Through Time is a new, innovative and interactive exhibition which explores tenement life in New Lanark between 1881-1971!
Take a tour of one of the finest private tombs in the country and the town's most striking historic landmark, Hamilton Mausoleum.
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Are you interested in recent history? Researchers in French studies at the University of Stirling have launched a new free online course called ‘Remembering Empire' and it's open to everyone.
Join us for a free guided tour of The Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, and learn all about our traditional building!
Our Relaxed Visiting Hours are a time for young people with autism to explore and enjoy our conservation centre.
Explore Stirling Castle with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.
Explore The Engine Shed with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life.
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.