Britain’s most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks nestles in an idyllic setting at the head of Loch Etive, amidst Argyll woodland.
Delve into a site that saw a great deal of action during the Wars of Independence with England. Bothwell Castle, built on a grand scale in the late 1200s, was hotly fought over.
Uncover the ‘castle in the woods’: the place of last resort for the powerful Hamilton family, Scotland’s royal dynasty that never was.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Visit the resting place of King James III and his wife Queen Margaret, in the shadow of mighty Stirling Castle.
Enjoy the hike to the peaceful surrounds of a relatively undisturbed Neolithic tomb.
Admire the view down Kilmartin Glen from one of Argyll’s finest Renaissance residences.
Get up close to the Lowland stronghold of a powerful Highland clan – a forbidding fortress perched above Dollar Glen.
Find out how this late Gothic church was built to become its owner’s final resting place.
Admire what’s thought to be the oldest castle on the Scottish mainland, built in the 1100s and occupied for 500 years.
Explore an impressive defensive site among the Pentland Hills just south of Edinburgh.
Find out about one of Scotland’s best-preserved hillforts, built in the first millennium BC and occupied for several centuries.