Explore the castle where Mary Queen of Scots and her new husband Lord Darnley stayed during the Chaseabout Raid – when they saw off a rebellion – and uncover some dramatic episodes in Scotland’s story.
What to see and do
- Get to grips with the castle’s odd layout – its two closely placed tower houses form an unusual arrangement
- Look for the delicately painted ceiling dating from about 1540 and painted plasterwork of a similar date
- Seek out the secret hiding place used for Ruthven treasures – a cupboard within a cupboard, hidden behind a stone
- Take our fun fact-finding quiz