Scotland's landscape and communities are rich with local stories and legends, some hundreds of years old. What local legends are connected to you local landscape, built heritage and archaeological sites? With a little digging, you can unearth a treasure-trove of stories and legends in your own community or local area. Will you sift through the sand of myth to recover the historical truth or will you present your findings whole, as facts layered with hundreds of years of legend?

How do I find local stories?

Our professional tellers have put together a digging for local legends manual full of tips and ideas on how to find, collect and re-tell stories of place in your community. 

Visit it the Dig It! 2017 website for more information and some great legend hunting resources.