Visit a rare example of a Lowland broch – a kind of fortification usually found only in northern Scotland.
Discover a world famous icon. This stronghold has dominated the skyline of Scotland’s capital city for centuries.
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.
View a handsome tower house standing tall on what may be the mound of an earlier castle.
Find out about the role this castle played in the Wars of Independence and its association with Mary Queen of Scots.
Explore Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more
Wander around the ruins of the abbey founded by David I at the foot of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Roam a city park like no other, with its hills, crags and thousands of years of history.
Admire the unusual mix of architecture in what is one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s.
Wander among the remains of one of medieval Scotland’s most spectacular architectural achievements.
Admire the monumental effigies of James VI’s lord chancellor and wife in a great medieval church.