archaeology

Activities

November 01, 2013

Walking the Antonine Wall

      Very few people who have visited Hadrian’s Wall in northern England have even heard of, let alone visited, Scotland’s Antonine Wall. Constructed about twenty years later than Hadrian’s Wall,...

Walking the Antonine Wall

      Very few people who have visited Hadrian’s Wall in northern England have even heard of, let alone visited, Scotland’s Antonine Wall. Constructed about twenty years later than Hadrian’s Wall, the Antonine Wall is one of the arc ...

Scotland: Standing with Stones

    Are you intrigued by the Standing Stones in Scotland? Recumbent stone circles? Paths of the sun? Have I got a film for you! It's called Standing with Stones, and covers England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland. What does archaology ha ...

Scottish Archaeology Month at Holyrood Park

Meet a druid and discover the secrets of Iron Age life at Holyrood Park If you have ever wondered how our Iron Age ancestors flourished, an Historic Scotland event this weekend could answer your questions with an appearance from a druid, firestarter, ...

Virtual tour of Maeshowe Online

People across the globe will now be able to enjoy one of Orkney’s most enigmatic Neolithic monuments after Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled a new ‘virtual’ tour of Maeshowe chambered tomb at Winter Solstice.   ...

Stanley Mills: Force and Fabric

An Historic Scotland book which helped bolster the international status of Stanley Mills by highlighting new archaeological discoveries and unprecedented research has received a national award.   “Force and Fabric” was highly com ...

Digging up the past at Ness of Brodgar

Teenagers are being offered a chance for an unrivalled experience of hands-on archaeology at one of Scotland’s richest ancient sites, Ness of Brodgar in Orkney.   Historic Scotland has teamed up with the Orkney Research Centre for A ...