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Our free app is the easiest way to explore Scotland’s most iconic historic attractions when you’re on the move.

Two re-enactors dressed in Renaissance clothing uses a mobile phone at Stirling Castle

This app is your one-stop shop for information on Scotland’s iconic historic attractions. Packed with essential information and beautiful imagery for all Historic Scotland properties - including admission price, opening times, facilities and travel - this guide will help you research your next holiday or simply plan a day trip with the kids.

Intuitive and easy to use, the Historic Scotland app allows you to search by region or interest, with best for categories such as ‘families’, ‘gardens’, ‘picnics’ and ‘military history’ to choose from. You can also view all sites on an interactive map of Scotland.

Not sure where you want to go? The app includes event information, articles and itinerary features, with new content added regularly to provide a source of inspiration. A view of Historic Scotland on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram gives you the latest ‘social buzz’ all in one place.


  • Create your own Historic Itinerary to share on social channels
  • What’s near me? Find attractions within a 50km radius of your current location
  • Featuring over 300 historic sites throughout Scotland
  • Search by region or ‘best for’ category
  • Image galleries
  • Interactive map view
  • Pricing, opening times and facilities information
  • Events search
  • Location and travel information
  • ‘Inspire Me’ – find ideas on where to visit with the latest features and itineraries

Are you having problems with the app? Do you think there is room for improvement? Let us know your thoughts and suggestions. Email us at

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