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Admire views of the Forth from what’s possibly Scotland’s oldest standing castle.
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.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Roam among the megaliths at one of Scotland's most magnificent Neolithic monuments.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.
Find out how the fortunes of this fortress – residence damaged by Cromwell were revived by its new owners.
Unravel the story of how owner William Duff and architect William Adam clashed over the creation of this splendid Georgian mansion.
Walk among kings in Dunfermline Abbey, a royal mausoleum, and see the palace where the last monarch born in Scotland was delivered.
Discover a world famous icon. This stronghold has dominated the skyline of Scotland’s capital city for centuries.
Discover some of the highlights that make the ‘Lantern of the North’ a shining example of Scottish medieval architecture.
Explore Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more