Visit the seat of one of medieval and Renaissance Scotland’s most powerful families, the earls of Huntly.
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.
Hop on a boat to make the memorable journey to the ‘Castle in the Sea’, seat of the chief of Clan Macneil.
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.
Step back 5,000 years in time to explore the best-preserved Neolithic settlement in Western Europe.
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.
Gain a unique insight into island life inside this traditional thatched house – once home to a family and its animals.
Judge for yourself why this noble residence is said to be one of Grampian’s most picturesque castles.