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.
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.
Admire this imposing 1300s tower house, and find out about its royal connections.
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.