Edinburgh's Short-hole Golf Course Site of Plague Burial

Edinburgh's revered Bruntsfield Links, a short-hole golf course, may actually be the grave site of vicitims of the city's Black Plague from the 15th and 17th centuries.

The historic park has long been the topic of speculation about whether or not the course was used as a graveyard, and new research may prove the rumors to be true.

"It appears that the practice of using the Burgh Muir for disinfection, and for burying persons dead of the Plague, had gradually grown up. All goods to be disinfected and corpses to be buried were to be removed between nine in the evening and five in the morning."

The Shire of Harpelstane week

The Shire of Harpelstane weekly armoured combat practice is held at Bruntsfield Links.