Unravel the two very different tales of this medieval tower house, a noble residence turned army base.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.
Visit a stronghold that stood at the heart of an ancient kingdom covering the area now known as Strathclyde.
Wander the ruins of Scotland’s most romantic cathedral, set at an ancient ecclesiastical centre.
Admire nearly 40 carved stones and a fine free-standing cross within a simple, modest church.
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.