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In Focus

St Mary's Dalmahoy St Mary's Dalmahoy is a beautiful little church standing close to the entrance to the grounds of Dalmahoy House, now the Dalmahoy Hotel. Only a hundred yards from the main A71 and less than three miles from the Edinburgh City Bypass, as you stand in the tranquil churchyard you seem much further than seven miles from the centre of Edinburgh. St Mary's Dalmahoy was established by the then residents of Dalmahoy House, Lord and Lady Aberdour, in 1850. ( More ...)

On This Day

20 August 1589: James VI marries Anne of Denmark, daughter of King Frederik II of Denmark. The marriage is by proxy and her subsequent efforts to sail to Scotland see her blown back by storm to Norway, allegedly as a result of witchcraft.

20 August 1872: The death in Glasgow of William Miller, the Scottish poet best known as the author of the nursery rhyme Wee Willie Winkie.

20 August 1902: The birth in Edinburgh of Margaret Hunter, who as Margaret Thomson was a doctor who was imprisoned by the Japanese during the Second World War.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view of a reconstructed Iron Age crannog on Loch Tay at the Scottish Crannog Centre near Kenmore; and an image of a Saltire, the flag of Scotland and one of the oldest flags in the world.

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