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In Focus

Swanston Swanston is a tiny hamlet nestling amid woods on the northern slopes of the Pentland Hills overlooking Edinburgh. Head south and you are in the hills themselves. Head north and within a few hundred yards you cross the Edinburgh City Bypass and are into Edinburgh's residential suburbs. The Swanston you see today had its origins in the early 1700s. The farmhouse at its core is accompanied by a group of ten thatched cottages and a school house. ( More ...)

On This Day

25 July 1745: Charles Edward Stuart lands at Loch nan Uamh on the mainland with just eight supporters, no supplies, and no funds.

25 July 1843: The death near Glasgow of Charles Macintosh, the inventor of the waterproof fabric made into garments named after him.

26 July 1513: King James IV responds to pleas for assistance from France and gives notice to his brother in law, King Henry VIII, that he is going to invade Northumberland.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view across the Clyde of the Riverside Museum and the Tall Ship; and superb Traquair House near Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders, the oldest continuously inhabited house in Scotland.

Random Links

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Scottish Resources

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