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Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
Learn about Pictish society from a striking set of 26 carved stones, one of the most important collections of early medieval sculpture in Western Europe.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.
Enter one of Scotland’s finest medieval collegiate churches – landowner Lord Seton brought the priests together to pray for his family’s salvation.
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.
Enjoy a hi-tech visitor experience at one of the Industrial Revolution’s best-preserved relics.
Judge for yourself why this noble residence is said to be one of Grampian’s most picturesque castles.