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Homecoming 2014

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Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014, and at Historic Scotland we're celebrating with hundreds of events! From jousting to drama, and from living history to fabulous feasts there’s something for everyone.

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Historic Scotland (@welovehistory)

The latest Tweets from Historic Scotland (@welovehistory). Your guide to our nation's finest historic attractions & legendary days out. We're part of @HistEnvScot. Our House Rules: https://t.co/ZEWjFRYPmr. Scotland (updated Mon-Fri)

Edinburgh Castle, our most popular attraction. If you've never visited before, make this the year you do! Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Scotland, Homecoming 2014, Uk History, Famous Castles, Days Out, Attraction, Ireland, Dolores Park

Historic Scotland (@welovehistory)

The latest Tweets from Historic Scotland (@welovehistory). Your guide to our nation's finest historic attractions & legendary days out. We're part of @HistEnvScot. Our House Rules: https://t.co/ZEWjFRYPmr. Scotland (updated Mon-Fri)

Hailes Castle, taken by Tourism and Community Manager Amy. It's free to visit and something of an undiscovered gem - a great one for to explore in the year of Homecoming 2014, Celtic Nations, England Ireland, Scotland Castles, Glasgow Scotland, Community Manager, Palaces, Day Trips, Museums

Instagram post by @historicscotland • May 14, 2014 at 9:58am UTC

45 Likes, 1 Comments - @historicscotland on Instagram: “Lovely day for a visit to #hailescastle in #eastlothian - and it's free! #explore #families…”

What are your must-see sites for this year of How about Bothwell Castle near Uddingston! Glasgow, Edinburgh, Homecoming 2014, Scotland Culture, Celtic Nations, Orkney Islands, Outer Hebrides, Scottish Castles, North Sea

Instagram post by @historicscotland • May 7, 2014 at 3:45pm UTC

64 Likes, 1 Comments - @historicscotland on Instagram: “Beautiful #bothwellcastle, a 14th century stronghold near #uddingston! Will you visit in the year…”

Linlithgow Palace is one of MJ's favourite places - what's yours, and will you visit in the year of Homecoming 2014, Big And Small, Palace, Scotland, Buildings, Places To Visit, Architecture, Arquitetura, Palaces

Linlithgow Palace is one of MJ's favourite places - what's yours, and will you visit in the year of #hshomecoming?

Blue skies over St Andrews Cathedral, definitely worth a look during the year of England And Scotland, Fife Scotland, Scotland History, Scotland Castles, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Castle Ruins, St Andrews, Scotland Travel

Blue skies over St Andrews Cathedral, definitely worth a look during the year of #hshomecoming! #Scotland #history #daysout

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The seaside town of St Andrews is a great place for a day out during the year of #hshomecoming and the castle is one of the highlights - just look how dramatic it is in this photo! #daysout #explore #Scotland

Spynie Palace The residence of the bishops of Moray from the century to For nearly 500 years, the bishops of Moray relaxed in this majestic building a short distance from their cathedral at Elgin. Castle Fraser, Cairngorms National Park, Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Castles, Fairytale Castle, 14th Century, Abandoned Places, Monument Valley, Fairy Tales

For five centuries, Spynie Palace was the residence of the bishops of Moray. Visit it this summer to get a sense of how medieval bishops lived! #history #hshomecoming #Scotland

Who would live in a house like this? Find out when you visit Craigmillar Castle in the year of - and don't forget to explore all the nooks and crannies! Photo taken by Joanne. Homecoming 2014, Scotland History, Scotland Castles, Nook And Cranny, Gypsy Soul, Nooks, Outlander, Prison, Wales

Who would live in a house like this? Find out when you visit Craigmillar Castle in the year of #hshomecoming - and don't forget to explore all the nooks and crannies! Photo taken by Joanne. #Scotland #history #castles

Skara Brae prehistoric village in the grounds of Skaill House and now under guardianship of Historic Scotland. Visit both on combined entry ticket. Places To Travel, Places To See, The Places Youll Go, Travel Destinations, Orkney Islands, Scottish Islands, England And Scotland, Scotland Travel, What A Wonderful World

Ever wanted to see inside a prehistoric house? Make this the year you visit Skara Brae! #hshomecoming #Homecoming2014 #prehistory #Scotland

Rothesay Castle is unique among Scottish castles, both for its early date and for its circular form. Visit the former home of the Stewart family and you'll see just how special it is! Scotland Castles, Scottish Castles, Bonnie Clyde, Glasgow, Isle Of Bute, Castle Ruins, Amazing Buildings, England And Scotland, The Beautiful Country

Rothesay Castle is unique among Scottish castles, both for its early date and for its circular form. Visit the former home of the Stewart family and you'll see just how special it is! #castles #history #hshomecoming

Newark Castle, Port Glasgow (Strathclyde) Built by George Maxwell in the century, this elegant and still virtually intact castle was enlarged by his descendent Patrick Maxwell in the century. Scotland Castles, Scottish Castles, Tower Building, Old Building, Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Newark Castle, British Travel, Castle House

Newark Castle was once home to the thoroughly horrible Sir Patrick Maxwell. Will this be the year you learn all about him and his dastardly ways? #hshomecoming #history #castles