Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Find out about the role this castle played in the Wars of Independence and its association with Mary Queen of Scots.
Explore Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more
Explore the chambers of an unusual Neolithic burial tomb on a small uninhabited island.
Wander around the ruins of the abbey founded by David I at the foot of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Roam a city park like no other, with its hills, crags and thousands of years of history.
Drop in on the oldest standing stone buildings in north-west Europe, occupied more than 5,000 years ago.
Enter an ancient burial place dating back more than 5,000 years.
Admire the monumental effigies of James VI’s lord chancellor and wife in a great medieval church.
See archaeologists excavate prehistoric settlements that were protected by sand dunes for thousands of years.
Explore the magnificent ruins of the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and home to the Stewart kings of Scotland.
Stand in awe of one of Europe’s finest chambered tombs, built 5,000 years ago, its entrance aligned with the setting of the midwinter sun.