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In Focus

Battle of Prestonpans Just to the north of the A1 as it passes between Tranent and Prestonpans a pyramid shaped mound rises a hundred feet or so above the surrounding landscape. Topped off with a flagpole and flag, and a series of metal display boards set within a steel structure, this is the viewpoint for the Battle of Prestonpans, sometimes (geographically inaccurately) known as the Battle of Gladsmuir. The Battle of Prestonpans took place on 21 September 1745. ( More ...)

On This Day

21 September 1756: The birth in Ayr of John Loudon McAdam, who would make his fortune in the United States before returning to Scotland and developing the most important improvements in roadbuilding techniques since the Romans.

21 September 1832: The death at at Abbotsford of literary superstar, Sir Walter Scott.

21 September 1910: Captain Bertram Dickson flies the world's first ever military sortie in an aeroplane, observing military manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the stunning view from Isleornsay on Skye over the Sound of Sleat towards the mountains of Knoydart on the mainland; and Lennoxlove House near Haddington in East Lothian.

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