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Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

St Machar's Cathedral St Machar's Cathedral stands in Aberdeen near the south bank of the River Don. St Machar was a follower of St Columba, who established a church here in about 580. Its site was probably reused when David I decided to build a cathedral in Aberdeen in the 1100s. A visitor to St Machar's is immediately struck by the simplicity of its overall shape and layout and by the stained glass that adorns virtually every window in the cathedral. ( More ...)

On This Day

26 May 1652: The last Royalist stronghold anywhere on the eastern side of Scotland, Dunnottar Castle near Stonehaven, surrenders after an eight month siege, though not before the Scottish crown jewels have been smuggled out to safety in Kinneff Old Church.

26 May 1819: The Honours of Scotland, the crown jewels, are put on display in Edinburgh Castle after being disinterred by Sir Walter Scott from the bowels of the castle where they had been placed in 1707.

26 May 1909: The birth near Motherwell of Sir Matt Busby, the football player and manager best remembered for his management of Manchester United.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the harbour in the village of Anstruther in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife; and a view of Manderston, a magnificent Edwardian country house near Duns in the Scottish Borders.

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