Unravel the two very different tales of this medieval tower house, a noble residence turned army base.
Make the connections between this lordly residence and some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason at this awesome, eerie ruin.
Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
Stand in surroundings that inspired Sir Walter Scott, who learned the power of border ballads as a young infant living on the estate.
Watch Archibald the Grim’s forbidding island fortress come into view as you cross the River Dee by boat.