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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.
See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
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.
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.
Wander around this medieval ruin nestled in secluded woodland by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life.
Visit a stronghold that stood at the heart of an ancient kingdom covering the area now known as Strathclyde.
Cross Scotland’s only lake to reach the peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary.
Enjoy a hi-tech visitor experience at one of the Industrial Revolution’s best-preserved relics.
Explore one of Scotland’s greatest castles, home to generations of monarchs and a fortress since ancient times.
Discover the last of the grand medieval castles, set high on a cliff edge and featuring a massive curtain wall.
Gain a unique insight into island life inside this traditional thatched house – once home to a family and its animals.