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Admire the unusual mix of architecture in what is one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s.
Visit ‘the noblest of northern castles’ – even ruined, the stronghold of the mighty earls of Mar is a fine example of a 13th-century castle.
Explore a fine castle altered in 1787 to contain the first lighthouse built by the Northern Lighthouse Board.
Discover the only remaining fragment of the medieval parish church of Edzell in a sleepy rural graveyard.
Admire the atmospheric of this fine stone circle, in the rolling hills above Oldmeldrum.
Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
Visit the final resting place of the heart of Robert the Bruce, a magnificent ruin in the Scottish Borders.
Explore the site of an early timber castle that featured briefly in the Wars of Independence with England.
Admire a sacred place of enduring importance at this ancient site of worship where the annals of Iona were once kept.
Spot the bulwark against the Jacobites on a prominent mound visible for miles around.
Stand in surroundings that inspired Sir Walter Scott, who learned the power of border ballads as a young infant living on the estate.
Enter Scotland’s largest surviving medieval bishop’s house – residence of the bishops of Moray for 500 years.