History Scotland - Hidden Histories Podcast

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The History Scotland - Hidden Histories podcast sheds light on hidden historical gems around the country. Join Neil McLennan as he explores lesser-known visitor attractions across Scotland. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.history...Show More
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History Scotland Podcast - Episode 33 - Edinburgh , Hearts Museum

0:00 | Dec 31st, 2017

We take a trip down sporting memory lane at the Heart of Midlothian Museum, situated in the Gorgie Stand at Edinburgh's Tynecastle Park.
Episode 40 - Auldearn Battlefield and Eilean Donan

0:00 | Sep 9th, 2018

In the 40th episode, Neil visits Auldearn Battlefield, the beautiful Eilean Donan castle and attends the McLennan clan gathering in Inverness.
Episode 39 - Dundee - University of Dundee Museum

0:00 | Jun 3rd, 2018

We speak to Matthew Jarron, Curator of Museum Services at the University of Dundee, and explore some of the hidden gems in the museum collections.
Episode 38 - Dundee - Malmaison Hotel

0:00 | Jun 2nd, 2018

We take a visit to Dundee, first stopping off at the 120-year-old Malmaison Hotel (formerly Tay Hotel) in the city, and speak to GM Roula Samaha about the history, future and location of the building, just metres from the city's rejuvenated waterfron...Show More
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 37 - Dowans Hotel, Moray

0:00 | Jan 24th, 2018

Neil's travels around Moray take in the historic Dowans Hotel in the latest episode in the History Scotland podcast. Find out more about the magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 36 - A tour of Moray and the Burning of the Clavie

0:00 | Jan 14th, 2018

We take a tour around Moray with Jim Royan, one of the area's leading heritage experts, before joining the celebrations as the ancient Scottish custom of Burning the Clavie takes place (to mark New Year's Eve in the Julian Calendar).
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 35 - Edinburgh, Military Museum Scotland

0:00 | Jan 14th, 2018

We speak to Ian Inglis, who has recently opened the Military Museum Scotland at the Linburn Centre, the home of the Scottish War Blinded in Wilkieston, West Lothian.
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 34 - Edinburgh & East Lothian - Archerfield Estate

0:00 | Jan 14th, 2018

We speak to writer-director and producer Brendan Foley, who has recently written a book on the historic Archerfield Estate, situated between Gullane and North Berwick in picturesque East Lothian.
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 32 - Argyll and Bute , Inveraray Jail

0:00 | Dec 30th, 2017

We take a trip to Inveraray Jail, a 19th-century prison and courthouse and now a popular living museum. Read more about Scottish history and heritage at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 31 - Argyll and Bute , Mount Stuart

0:00 | Dec 23rd, 2017

We take a guided tour around the historic Mount Stuart House and Gardens, located on the beautiful island of Bute. Read more about Scottish history and heritage at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 30 - Argyll and Bute

0:00 | Dec 18th, 2017

Our first stop in Argyll and Bute sees Neil visit a Victorian attraction with a difference, and meet the owners of the historic Glen Burn Hotel, Find out more about History Scotland at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 29 - Sma' Shot Cottages, Paisley

0:00 | Oct 22nd, 2017

We take a step back into the 18th century into a typical weaver’s cottage, as we enjoy a guided tour around Sma' Shot Cottages, Paisley. Find out more about Scotland and its past at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 28 - Grand Central & Paisley Thread Mill Museum

0:00 | Oct 15th, 2017

We look at the history of the Grand Central Hotel before taking a visit to the Paisley Thread Mill Museum, as our tour of Paisley continues. Find out more about Scottish history and heritage at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 27 - Paisley Abbey

0:00 | Oct 8th, 2017

Neil visits historic Paisley Abbey on the first of his podcasts from the area, as the city prepares its bid for UK City of Culture 2021.
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 25 - Scottish Crannog Centre

0:00 | Aug 29th, 2017

We visit the Scottish Crannog Centre, an ancient loch-dwelling on Loch Tay in Perthshire. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 24 - Perthshire

0:00 | Aug 13th, 2017

We take trip to the Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum in Perthshire. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 23 - Perthshire

0:00 | Aug 9th, 2017

Neil starts his Perthshire adventure in Scotland's top hotel, the Jewel in the Glen, Gleneagles. There he meets with the guest relations manager and hotel historian, Iris, before discussing the fusion of food and history with one of the world's top c...Show More
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 22 - Shetland

0:00 | Jul 9th, 2017

Neil hears some ghost stories before his stay at historic Busta House on Shetland. Find out more about Scottish history and heritage at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 21 - Shetland

0:00 | Jul 9th, 2017

Our tour of Shetland continues, taking in Lerwick's museums. Find out more about Scottish history and heritage at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 20 - Shetland

30:23 | Jul 9th, 2017

The History Scotland podcast arrives in Shetland. Find out more about Scottish history, heritage and archaeology at: www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 19 - Orkney

31:51 | Jun 19th, 2017

Neil concludes his time on Orkney at the West End Hotel in Kirkwall before taking a tour of St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 18 - Orkney

18:53 | Jun 8th, 2017

We continue our journey along the St Magnus 900 Trail. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
Sir Tony Robinson and more at University of Aberdeen May Festival

24:45 | Jun 4th, 2017

Sir Tony Robinson explains his love of history and his personal connection with Scotland in a special edition of the History Scotland podcast. Plus, Neil also speaks to Chris Croly, Ali Cameron, Neil Curtis. Find out more about History Scotland at ww...Show More
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 17 - Orkney

41:38 | May 27th, 2017

Neil continues his adventures in Orkney, as he follows the St Magnus 900 Trail. Find out more at historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 16 - Orkney

14:10 | May 14th, 2017

Neil McClennan heads to Orkney, taking in the historic Skara Brae and the Italian Chapel. Fin out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 15 - Aberdeenshire

29:16 | Apr 23rd, 2017

Neil visits Maggie's House and Castle of Park as his travels in Aberdeenshire come to an end. Start a 30-day no-risk trial subscription of History Scotland magazine today and get the latest issue free: http://scot.sh/his-free-trial
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 14 - Aberdeenshire

17:15 | Apr 20th, 2017

Neil take a tour of Fraserburgh Heritage Centre. Find out more about Scottish history at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 13 - Aberdeenshire

36:37 | Apr 20th, 2017

Neil braves the windy conditions at Buchan Ness Lighthouse in Aberdeenshire, taking in the museum. Visit www.historyscotland.com for more Scottish history.
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 12 - Aberdeenshire

15:31 | Apr 12th, 2017

Neil visits the former 'H.M. Convict Prison, Peterhead' which officially opened in 1888. Discover more Scottish history at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 11 - Aberdeenshire

18:40 | Apr 12th, 2017

Neil takes a tour of the historic Meldrum House located near Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire. Find out more about History Scotland at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Hidden Histories Podcast - Episode 10 - Inverness

11:10 | Mar 27th, 2017

On his final day in Inverness, Neil visits Inverness Cathedral, Leakey's Bookshop and has a well-earned pint while enjoying some traditional music.
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 9 - Inverness

22:35 | Mar 17th, 2017

Neil's travels in Inverness continue, discovering more about the historic Strathness House. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 8 - Inverness

14:10 | Mar 1st, 2017

For more Scottish history visit www.historyscotland.com Neil McLennan visits the Royal Highland Hotel and the Invernewss Art Gallery and Museum.
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 7 - Inverness

10:28 | Feb 21st, 2017

Neil McLennan continues his tour of Highland Folk Museum. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Hidden Histories Podcast - Episode 6 - Inverness

34:22 | Feb 10th, 2017

Neil McLennan visits the Highland Folk Museum as he continues his exploration of the Inverness region. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Hidden Histories Podcast - Episode 5 - Inverness

16:07 | Feb 3rd, 2017

Neil McLennan begins his exploration of Inverness, starting at Culloden House, which was once played host to Bonnie Prince Charlie. Visit www.historyscotland.com for more details of History Scotland magazine.
Hidden Histories Podcast - Episode 4 - Catterline

38:47 | Jan 14th, 2017

In our fourth and final visit to the Stonehaven region, Neil speaks to David Ramsey and hears an evocative song from the pupils of Catterline School. Discover more about Scotland's colourful past in every issue of History Scotland magazine (www.histo...Show More
History Scotland Podcast - Episode 3 - The Grassic Gibbon Centre

13:34 | Dec 23rd, 2016

Neil McLennan continues his travels in Stonehaven, as he chats to photographer Andy Hall about Scottish author Lewis Grassic Gibbon. Find out more about History Scotland magazine at www.historyscotland.com
History Scotland Hidden Histories Podcast - Episode 2 - Stonehaven Tolbooth

18:09 | Dec 6th, 2016

In the second episode of the History Scotland Hidden Histories podcast, Neil McLennan visits Stonehaven Tolbooth museum and finds out more about the world-famous new year fireballs. Discover more Scottish history with History Scotland magazine: www.h...Show More
Hidden Histories Episode 1 - Stonehaven, part 1

13:47 | Nov 29th, 2016

In Episode 1 of the History Scotland - Hidden Histories Podcast, Neil McLennan explores lesser-known visitor attractions in and around Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire, taking in the famous fireball New Year celebrations. Find out more about History Scotl...Show More