Make the connections between this lordly residence and some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Contrast the peacefulness of the abbey with the conflict that the monks’ loyalty to Robert the Bruce attracted.
Find out how the fortunes of this fortress – residence damaged by Cromwell were revived by its new owners.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.
Visit a stronghold that stood at the heart of an ancient kingdom covering the area now known as Strathclyde.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
Admire the mighty MacDougall stronghold built on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn, in later years a royal castle.
Discover a world famous icon. This stronghold has dominated the skyline of Scotland’s capital city for centuries.
Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Wander around the ruins of the abbey founded by David I at the foot of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Cross Scotland’s only lake to reach the peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary.
Step off the foot ferry into one of Scotland's most sacred sites, founded by St Columba in AD 563.