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
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“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
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