Delve into a site that saw a great deal of action during the Wars of Independence with England. Bothwell Castle, built on a grand scale in the late 1200s, was hotly fought over.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason at this awesome, eerie ruin.
Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
Stand in surroundings that inspired Sir Walter Scott, who learned the power of border ballads as a young infant living on the estate.
Watch Archibald the Grim’s forbidding island fortress come into view as you cross the River Dee by boat.