Category Archives: History

St Andrew: The Patron Saint of Scotland

St Andrew: The Patron Saint of Scotland In honour of the up-coming St Andrews Day celebrations (November 30th), our blog this week introduces you to the man himself. St Andrew, or Andrew the Apostle, lived in the town of Bethsaida, Israel the 1st century AD and was brother to St Peter. So how did this man… Continue Reading

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November “Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot.” If you’re a native Brit, then you’ll be familiar with this chant about the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. If you’re not local, however, then you may well be a little… Continue Reading

What’s On – November 2014

What’s On – November 2014 At WL Sleigh we ensure that our visitors experience the very best of what Scotland has to offer. Whether you’re visiting for a month, or just a weekend, there is always plenty to do. So what’s happening in November, I hear you ask? Well, whether you’re here for a business… Continue Reading

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots The town of St Andrews is welcoming the Mary Queen on Scots exhibition on October 11th which will have fascinating manuscripts and letters detailing Mary’s final moments. In honour of the exhibition, we thought that a little bit of background history wouldn’t go amiss! Our blog today tells you all about Mary’s colourful… Continue Reading

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