Fiona Hyslop


Celebrate St Andrew’s Day

November 26, 2015

Monday, November 30, is St Andrew’s Day – Scotland’s national day, designed to celebrate the country’s history, culture and heritage with people at home and abroad. This year, there are hundreds of events taking place, many of them free.


Record numbers visit scotland’s heritage sites

October 30, 2015

Historic Scotland has reported a record number of people visited Scotland’s heritage sites this summer. Between June and August, more than 1.8million people visited heritage attractions throughout the country; an increase of more than 34,000 on the same period last year.