Delve into more than 4,000 years of human settlement in the same location in Shetland.
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.
See in the remains of Sir Thomas MacLellan’s tower house how castle building had evolved by the late 1500s to favour comfort over cannons.
Learn about Pictish society from a striking set of 26 carved stones, one of the most important collections of early medieval sculpture in Western Europe.
See this water-powered mill spring to life in the summer months when it’s put to work to show how oatmeal is made.
See in a single place the 38 Pictish stones found dotted in and around the church in this Angus village.
Gain a unique insight into island life inside this traditional thatched house – once home to a family and its animals.
Discover more than 1,000 years of stirring history in this grand castle on the shores of Loch Ness.
Walk in the footsteps of countless others to reach St Ninian’s shrine, one of Scotland’s earliest Christian sites.