Visit Heritage Blog (October 2021) - Visit Heritage

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    In history

    Remember, remember the 5th November | A brief history of Guy Fawkes

    Everyone knows the old rhyme and you probably know what it refers to and why – but what about the names behind the Gun Powder Plot? The most famous of the plotters was Guy Fawkes who was the first to be arrested and imprisoned in the Tower of London, but who was he and why did he get involved in a plot to blow up parliament?

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    Haunted Britain

    With Halloween on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to find out more about Britain’s heritage by taking a look at some of the nation’s supposedly most haunted sites.

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    The best of historic Edinburgh

    Edinburgh is thought to be one of the most haunted cities in Europe – and well, you don’t get a reputation like that unless you have a long and diverse history. Wherever you look in Scotland’s capital, you are surrounded with gothic style architecture, cobbled streets and reminders of the city’s past, from industrial railway arches to Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood.

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