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Look for evidence of Roman carvings on this rocky outcrop on the Firth of Forth.
Discover a world famous icon. This stronghold has dominated the skyline of Scotland’s capital city for centuries.
Find out about the role this castle played in the Wars of Independence and its association with Mary Queen of Scots.
Explore Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more
Wander around the ruins of the abbey founded by David I at the foot of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Admire the monumental effigies of James VI’s lord chancellor and wife in a great medieval church.
Imagine the noise an bustle of a medieval mercat place marked by this 1400s stone cross.
Admire a beautiful 1600s market cross – the only surviving monument of its type on its original site.
Admire the towering defensive façade of a heavily fortified castle, originally built as a royal residence.
Uncover both sides of a castle with a 450-year history – its role as a bishop’s palace, and as a fortress and state prison.
Explore the remains of Scotland’s largest and most magnificent medieval church, still a major landmark even as a ruin.
Wander the ruins of a medieval church that remained a house of worship for 700 years.