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Age of Stone
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Age of Invasion
Age of Warriors
Age of Worship
Age of Kings
Age of Clans
Age of Industry
Age of Leisure
Age of War
This Age

Age of War

The Age of War explores the impact of conflict upon the Scottish landscape. From Napoleonic signal stations to a replica of an Atlantic Wall for top-secret research and training. Explore anti-tank defences along the East Lothian coastline, or read about a military training camp that hosted thousands of Germans during the First World War. Find out about shipwrecks, peace camps and memorials across Scotland, and the stories of these sites created during times of War.

Artillery Fortifications, Inchkeith Island, Fife

This distinctive island hosts perhaps Scotland’s richest landscape of military archaeology, a palimpsest of some 500 years of fortification and conflict.

Largs War Memorial, North Ayrshire

Standing by the shore at Largs is a statue of three men. It was erected by local people to the memory of those who lost their lives in conflicts throughout the world; and this, like many other war memorials across our country, still serves as a place of remembrance to this day.