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Discover the origins of the most famous document in Scottish history. Scotland’s nobles swore independence from England in a letter sent from Arbroath Abbey in 1320.
Admire Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th-century townhouse, near to Stirling Castle.
See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
Discover the ‘strong point on the Tay', built to defend Scotland against a gathering English navy and captured several times.
Roam among the megaliths at one of Scotland's most magnificent Neolithic monuments.
Get up close to the Lowland stronghold of a powerful Highland clan – a forbidding fortress perched above Dollar Glen.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.
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 Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more
Roam a city park like no other, with its hills, crags and thousands of years of history.