Marvel at the only episcopal palace ever built in Norse Scotland and its stunning Renaissance neighbour.
Get up close to an Iron Age complex said to be one of Scotland’s finest examples of a later prehistoric settlement.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
Make the connections between this lordly residence and some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Visit the secluded spot where Mary Queen of Scots sheltered during her last hours in Scotland.
Learn about 400 years of monastic life in the valley of the Water of Luce.
Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason at this awesome, eerie ruin.
Delve into more than 4,000 years of human settlement in the same location in Shetland.
Hop on a boat to make the memorable journey to the ‘Castle in the Sea’, seat of the chief of Clan Macneil.
See in the remains of Sir Thomas MacLellan’s tower house how castle building had evolved by the late 1500s to favour comfort over cannons.