Explore an impressive defensive site among the Pentland Hills just south of Edinburgh.
Find out about one of Scotland’s best-preserved hillforts, built in the first millennium BC and occupied for several centuries.
Step into the evocative gloom of a Neolithic tomb where bones of men, dogs and oxen were found buried.
Examine the outlines of two halls built on the same spot 4,000 years apart at this complex site.
Crawl into a prehistoric tomb hollowed out from a massive block of sandstone.
Look for evidence of Roman carvings on this rocky outcrop on the Firth of Forth.
Visit a rare example of a Lowland broch – a kind of fortification usually found only in northern Scotland.
Visit a true Romanesque relic: an 1100s entrance arch, reused in a later burial vault.
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.
Count the gunholes dotting the exterior of this unique and imposing castle.
Admire the towering defensive façade of a heavily fortified castle, originally built as a royal residence.