Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason at this awesome, eerie ruin.
Set sail for a very special island in the Firth of Forth – home to Scotland’s best-preserved group of monastic buildings.
Cross Scotland’s only lake to reach the peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary.
Discover one of Scotland’s most photographed castles in the lochside powerbase of the Campbells of Glenorchy.
Visit ‘the noblest of northern castles’ – even ruined, the stronghold of the mighty earls of Mar is a fine example of a 13th-century castle.
Explore a fine castle altered in 1787 to contain the first lighthouse built by the Northern Lighthouse Board.
Hop on a boat to make the memorable journey to the ‘Castle in the Sea’, seat of the chief of Clan Macneil.
Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
Cross a narrow peninsula to a lonely castle incorporating a rare hall-house of the 1200s.
See in the remains of Sir Thomas MacLellan’s tower house how castle building had evolved by the late 1500s to favour comfort over cannons.
Explore the ruined collegiate chapel of St Mary, built next to a medieval parish church.