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In Focus

Craigievar Castle Craigievar Castle stands on the west side of a valley in the beautiful rolling countryside that forms the eastern foothills of the Cairngorms, some six miles south of Alford in Aberdeenshire. The castle is reached via a single track road that leaves the A980 at a well signposted junction before climbing for a little over half a mile to the car park. Scotland has many castles, but there is something truly unique about Craigievar. ( More ...)

On This Day

26 February 1935: Radar pioneer Robert Watson-Watt successfully demonstrates the detection of radio signals being reflected off a circling RAF bomber in what became known as the Daventry Experiment.

26 February 1950: The death of Sir Harry Lauder, one of Scotland's greatest singers and entertainers.

26 February 1955: The death of Agnes Mackenzie, CBE, the eminent historian and author.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the small crofting township of Duirinish near Kyle of Lochalsh; and a view of the superb, no-expense-spared, carved frontage of the palace that forms part of Huntly Castle in Aberdeenshire.

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