Watch as Scottish castle lights up blue to show support for NHS workers

Historical buildings across Scotland have been joining in the national salute to the NHS by lighting up blue, including one of the country’s oldest castles.

Historical buildings across Scotland have been joining in the national salute to the NHS by lighting up blue, including one of the country’s oldest castles.

Thirlestane Castle, in the Scottish Borders, went blue last night during the weekly Clap for our Carers event that takes place each Thursday.

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Video footage shows the historic building glowing a deep blue to mark the occasion.

Thirlestane Castle, in the Scottish Borders, went blue last night during the weekly Clap for our Carers event that takes place each Thursday. Video taken by Phil Wilkinson

The move is part of a campaign initiated by Historic Houses - ‘Going blue for NHS’ – which arranges for many other buildings across Scotland and the UK to ‘go blue’ to celebrate the hardworking key workers.

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