Climb the mound of a medieval motte-castle, strategically placed above a river crossing.
Seek out the unusual defences of the last great private stronghold built in Scotland, including its rare caponier or shooting gallery.
Get a sweeping view of the city from the only surviving medieval castle in Glasgow.
Wander around an ancient holy site, associated with miracles and the grave of a saint.
Contrast the peacefulness of the abbey with the conflict that the monks’ loyalty to Robert the Bruce attracted.
Walk in the footsteps of Roman soldiers on the empire’s main road through the south of Scotland.
Wander around this medieval ruin nestled in secluded woodland by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life.
Visit a stronghold that stood at the heart of an ancient kingdom covering the area now known as Strathclyde.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
Visit a rare example of a Lowland broch – a kind of fortification usually found only in northern Scotland.
Visit a true Romanesque relic: an 1100s entrance arch, reused in a later burial vault.
Find a rare example of a tithe barn, constructed to store agricultural tithes given to the Church.