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In Focus

Blackford The attractive village of Blackford stands immediately to the north of the main A9 road some 15 miles north east of Stirling and 20 miles south west of Perth. It is a place that is very easy to overlook, as you have to make a conscious decision to turn off the dual carriageway and onto the B8081, which runs through the centre of the village. Blackford is a village with lots of character, with an interesting story to tell, and with some unexpected attractions for the visitor. ( More ...)

On This Day

31 July 1547: French naval forces in support of the Catholic Mary Queen of Scots bombard St Andrews Castle and capture the Protestant rebels. These include John Knox, who is sent to become a galley-slave.

31 July 1786: Robert Burns publishes Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. This collection of verse contains many poems that will later be regarded as classics.

31 July 1889: The death in Edinburgh of Horatius Bonar, a clergyman and writer who served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1883.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the lovely Dundrennan Abbey, a Historic Environment Scotland property in Dumfries & Galloway; and a view across Upper Loch Torridon of the majestic Beinn Alligin.

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