Castle Pictures : tours of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle gets its one millionth visitor
Historic Scotland’s flagship attraction Edinburgh Castle is celebrating after welcoming its one millionth visitor through the door this year. No , they haven’t had one million visitors since January 1 . This is their financial year which ends in March
Snow falls in Scotland as winter sets in
Snow has been falling today , mainly in short showers just enough to disrupt traffic . There was traffic chaos in Falkirk. A severe weather warning has been issued for eastern parts of Scotland as heavy snow moves across the country.
Scottish castles crumble under pressure of credit crunch
The National Trust for Scotland has revealed that it made a deficit of £3 million . It runs a number of well-known castles in Scotland including Culzean Castle and Falkland Palace
Olympic team design new Forth crossing
The Forth replacement crossing will be designed by the company responsible for the ‘Bird’s Nest’ stadium at the Beijing Olympics 2008. Engineering firm Arup was also responsible for the world’s second longest spanning cable-stayed bridge, Stonecutter’s Bridge in Hong Kong
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