Wander the ruins of the residence of Mary Queen of Scots’ half-brother Robert Stewart.
Trace the messages carved into this cross-slab, probably intended to promote the Pictish church.
Get a sense of the standing of the Lindsay family from the beauty of their lordly seat and its great garden.
Imagine the comfortable life of the laird and lady of this fine house, built as their second home in the country.
Explore the ruins of a Norse church on the uninhabited ‘Holy Isle’.
Wander along the massive walls of an artillery fort built to protect the Sound of Bressay from the Dutch.
Inspect the carvings on a tall Pictish cross-slab, adorned with various scenes, symbols and decoration.
Climb down into an underground Iron Age chamber supported on stone pillars.
Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Explore the chambers of an unusual Neolithic burial tomb on a small uninhabited island.
Explore the castle where Mary Queen of Scots and new husband Lord Darnley stayed during the Chaseabout Raid.
Visit the private chapel of a noble family, later converted into Scotland’s first public lending library.