Mary Queen of Scots

The Marie Stuart Society

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Reports of Society Trips and Excursions

In reverse chronological order

Lambeth Palace Library 2012
A tour of the library which contains many historic documents relating to Mary and her time period
Visit to Berwick, 2012
Including a trip to Halidon Hill and Berwick Parish Church
Visit to Dundee, 2012
An excursion which included the City Chambers, Howff Cemetery, Gardyne's Land and the Wishart Arch
Tour of Pinkie Cleuch Battlefield
A 2011 event which also took in Fa'side Castle and Musselburgh Museum
Visit to Rosyth Castle 2011
A private tour of the castle which is now surrounded by the port complex
Visit to Stirling 2011
A private tour of the castle and the refurbished palace
Visit to Aberdeen and North East Scotland, 2011
A weekend which included Huntly Castle, Dalgatie Castle, King's College Aberdeen
Visit to the Scottish Catholic Archives, 2009
These extensive archives include 10,000 volumes going back over 900 years
Visit to Falkland Palace 2009
A trip to this lovely palace and gardens which is said to have been a favourite of Marie de Guise
Visit to Loch Leven Castle 2009
The scene of Mary's imprisonment and dramatic escape
Visit to Fast Castle
A 2007 trip to Berwickshire where the Casket Letters were said to have been hidden
Leith - Unveiling of the Memorial Plaque 2002
The Society-sponsored plaque commemorating Mary's landing on her return from France
Blackness Castle - The Marian Connection
A visit in 2000 led by Andrew Spratt to this once-important fortress and port