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So much happening

There is so much to see and do that it is hard to choose what to do. Edinburgh alone has about 6 different festivals happening, not to mention the normal touristy bits nearby. 149 more words


Stirling Castle

“He who holds Stirling, holds Scotland”.  The quote refers to Stirling Castle, which was the center of Scottish history for centuries.  The castle was all but impregnable, surrounded on 3 sides by nearly vertical rock cliffs with sweeping “I can see forever” views.  3,705 more words


Sunny Days at Stirling Castle

Visit Stirling Castle arguably the best castle in Scotland.

I suggest leaving about 2 hours to have enough time to explore the decorative grounds. Visit the great hall and take turns sitting in the King and Queen’s thrones with your group. 291 more words


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The Three Stops You Must Make in Scotland

If you’re planning on visiting Scotland, you’re in for a real treat. This is a beautiful country with a rich history and culture, and there is any number of things to see and do here. 332 more words

Freelance Writing

On this day in 1543 - Mary of Guise and Mary Queen of Scots fled Linlithgow Palace

Mary, Queen of Scots was just six days old when she inherited the Scottish throne after the death of her father, King James V.

Upon the King’s death Cardinal Beaton claimed custody of the infant Queen, claiming that the King had written in his will that… 178 more words

Tudor Chronicles