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Explore the castle where Mary Queen of Scots and new husband Lord Darnley stayed during the Chaseabout Raid.
Visit the seat of one of medieval and Renaissance Scotland’s most powerful families, the earls of Huntly.
Visit the private chapel of a noble family, later converted into Scotland’s first public lending library.
Visit the medieval stronghold that dominated the southern end of the Great Glen.
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.
Stand in awe of one of Europe’s finest chambered tombs, built 5,000 years ago, its entrance aligned with the setting of the midwinter sun.
Visit the final resting place of the heart of Robert the Bruce, a magnificent ruin in the Scottish Borders.