Discover some of the highlights that make the ‘Lantern of the North’ a shining example of Scottish medieval architecture.
March the length of this massive fort built in the wake of the Battle of Culloden to see why it’s served the British Army so well for 250 years.
Visit the site of the shrine of St Kentigern, around which Scotland’s largest city sprang up.
Visit the seat of one of medieval and Renaissance Scotland’s most powerful families, the earls of Huntly.
Step off the foot ferry into one of Scotland's most sacred sites, founded by St Columba in AD 563.
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.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.
Survey a fortress famous for its long and close association with the Stewart kings of Scotland.
Explore one of Scotland’s greatest castles, home to generations of monarchs and a fortress since ancient times.
Discover more than 1,000 years of stirring history in this grand castle on the shores of Loch Ness.