An ancient well at the top of one of Scotland’s most iconic mountain peaks has been unearthed for the first time in hundreds of years.
Some of the earliest evidence of farming in Scotland has been discovered by archaeologists near Stonehaven.
Stornoway Port Authority is re-thinking its future plans to help preserve the town’s ancient past.
An archaeological dig at Aden Country Park has revealed the historic house was built on top of another building - with some puzzling drains also uncovered.
An archaeological dig begins next week in an effort to shed new light on the history of a derelict north-east mansion.
The remains of a massive cargo ship that changed archaeologists’ understanding of shipbuilding is to become the first ancient shipwreck to be made accessible to the public in Greece.
A prehistoric visitor attraction that sucked up millions in council subsidies before closing its doors eight years ago has finally attracted an “interested party”.
A group of archaeologists, volunteers and students got their hands dirty digging deep into Deeside’s prehistoric past at the weekend.
A crowdfunding page has been set up to raise funds for a north-east archaeological dig that could unveil interesting information about the Neolithic period in Mintlaw.
Legend has it he came to a Scottish island the year before St Columba arrived on Iona - although few are familiar with his name.
A new book has been published highlighting ancient artefacts found during archaeological excavations on the AWPR project.
Archaeologists will return to a site in Crathes this weekend to search for further evidence of Deeside’s ancient settlers.
Monumental mistake… red-faced archaeologists realise an Aberdeenshire stone circle thought to be thousands of years old was built in the ’90s
Red-faced archaeologists have admitted that a stone circle they believed was thousands of years old is actually a replica which dates back just 20 years.
The north-east has a reputation for chilling the bones of its residents, but flint found in an archaeological dig has revealed the landscape now home to Peterhead may once have been in the midst of a glacier.
The results of a extensive dig beneath the surface of an Aberdeen car park have been put on public view.
A Moray charity is inviting local children to help uncover an ancient farm steading and reveal secrets of the past from before the time of the Jacobites.
Archaeologists have descended on one of Moray’s most famous hills to dig up more evidence of a Bronze Age fort.
Archaeologists have discovered the hand and knee prints of a Pictish metal smith while excavating a settlement in Orkney.
Archaeologists have been left astonished after unearthing a 2,000 year old wooden bowl from an underground chamber at an Iron Age settlement in Orkney.
It started out as a mission to delve into a centuries-old chapter of north-east history.
Archaeologists and local history enthusiasts will be seeking more evidence of Iron Age life at an old roundhouse dig in the Highlands next month.
Ground penetrating radar may have discovered a mass grave of Highlanders massacred after the battle of Culloden.
Youngsters in Moray have become investigators after learning how to uncover the secrets of the region’s past.
Where there’s old there’s gold for the Outer Hebrides, councillors heard yesterday.
A team of archaeologists and volunteers have uncovered what are believed to be two prehistoric buildings near a north-east country park.
Archaeologists are asking people who attended Forres Academy 50 years ago to dig deep into their memories to help discover new details about the town's past.
A north-east archaeologist is inviting local residents to join her on a new dig to find Buchan's lost monastery.
An archaeologist investigating the role Aden Country Park played in training solders to fight in the trenches during World War I has uncovered a practice area.
Youngsters will delve into Moray's ancient past when Elgin Museum launches a celebration of the region's numerous archaeological wonders.
They were the hardy crofters who made a living off the unyielding terrain on the slopes of the Garioch's most iconic hilltop.
As the fieldwork underway along the West Link route in Inverness draws to a close, a prehistoric arrowhead is just one of the intriguing artefacts of archaeological interest that have been uncovered.
Archaeologists have discovered what they believe to be a long-lost castle during a dig at a north-east beauty spot.