When Robert Burns came to Forres

Robert Burns is our national poet. A prolific writer from Ayrshire, he was born in Alloway and published hundreds of rhymes and verses on all manner of topics principally around women drink and merryment. He toured many parts of Scotland, and records show he travelled to Inverness and through Elgin, stopping in Forres, and possibly … Read more

How Burghead’s Pictish fort would have looked 1000 years ago

Stunning reconstructions show how a local Pictish settlement might have looked more than 1000 years ago. Burghead is one of Scotland’s largest-known Pictish forts, and these three-dimensional images of the headland have been created based on archaeological excavations by the University of Aberdeen. Funded by Historic Environment Scotland as part of a wider video project … Read more