Category Archives: The Castle and grounds

Our Replica Trench

What was life in the trenches like for the thousands of Black Watch soldiers who served during the First World War? In truth we will never know for certain, and indeed the experience would have been different for each soldier. … Continue reading

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Memorial Wall 11 August

It’s been just over a year since the start of the First World War and as many of you will know we have been placing a cross on our Memorial Wall for every Black Watch soldier killed on each day … Continue reading

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A Balhousie Ghost Story

by Richard ‘Ghost-whisperer’ Mackenzie If it is true that building work stirs up the restless souls of the dead then the Castle and Museum of the Black Watch must be a hive of ghostly activity. By day the empty rooms … Continue reading

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