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Folklore Friday - The Headless Drummer of Edinburgh Castle

By Sophie 19 days ago 570 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Headless Drummer of Edinburgh Castle.

Doune Castle

By Sophie 1 month ago 1348 Views 1 comment

If you haven't been to Doune Castle, you might still be strangely familiar with it, depending on your taste in film and TV. A popular filming location over the years, Doune Castle has featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Game of Thrones and Outlander - to name a few.

Folklore Friday - Eileen Donan Castle and the Ghost Soldiers

By Sophie 1 month ago 676 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb CLAN, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at Eileen Donan Castle and the Ghost Soldiers.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Dundas

By Sophie 1 month ago 164 Views No comments

Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Dundas tartan and learn about the history of the clan.

The Story of Fast Castle

By Sophie 3 months ago 449 Views No comments

Last weekend we took a trip to the gorgeous Berwickshire countryside. We stopped to get our fix of Scottish history at Fast Castle, the ruined remains of a coastal fortress. Upon first sight, this dramatic location brings up all sorts of questions. From who once lived within Fast Castle's walls, to why and how it had come to be in this gruesome state.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Boyd

By Sophie 6 months ago 840 Views No comments

Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Boyd tartan and learn about the history of the clan.

Folklore Friday - The Red Cap

By Sophie 7 months ago 1206 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Red Cap.

Folklore Friday - Skibo Castle and The White Lady

By Sophie 8 months ago 824 Views 1 comment

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at Skibo Castle and the White Lady.

Tartan Tuesdays - The Urquhart Clan

By Sophie 9 months ago 802 Views No comments

Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Urquhart Tartan and learn about the history of the clan

Happy 100th Birthday Kirk Douglas!

By Sophie 1 years ago 2937 Views No comments

As a special nod to the impressive film icon, Kirk Douglas, on his 100th Birthday, we bring you a special Douglas Tartan Friday!