Britain’s most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks nestles in an idyllic setting at the head of Loch Etive, amidst Argyll woodland.
Reach this very special tidal island by causeway to explore Pictish, Norse and medieval remains.
Get up close to the Lowland stronghold of a powerful Highland clan – a forbidding fortress perched above Dollar Glen.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.
Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Cross Scotland’s only lake to reach the peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary.
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.
Watch Archibald the Grim’s forbidding island fortress come into view as you cross the River Dee by boat.