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In Focus

Saltcoats Castle Saltcoats Castle is little known and difficult to see from any distance away. Yet it stands just half a mile to the south of Gullane in East Lothian, and is easily accessible from the village along Saltcoats Road and a farm track. This track should not be confused with the better signposted disused railway line that remains in use as a footpath a little to the west. If you do decide to visit, take great care as the ruins appear unstable. ( More ...)

On This Day

28 March 1960: Nineteen firemen are killed in the Cheapside Street whisky bond fire in Glasgow, Britain's worst peacetime fire services disaster.

29 March 1298: William Wallace is titled "Guardian of Scotland", but still acts in the name of King John Balliol

29 March 1958: The death at Hutton Castle in the Scottish Borders of Sir William Burrell, the shipping magnate who gifted his huge collection of art, the Burrell Collection, to Glasgow City Council.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the attractive harbour at Lochboisdale on South Uist; and a view of Red Castle, standing on a bluff overlooking the broad sweep of Lunan Bay in Angus, one of Scotland's best beaches.

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