Imagine the comfortable life of the laird and lady of this fine house, built as their second home in the country.
Visit the site of the shrine of St Kentigern, around which Scotland’s largest city sprang up.
Wander around the ruins of the abbey founded by David I at the foot of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Admire nearly 40 carved stones and a fine free-standing cross within a simple, modest church.
Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
Stand in awe of one of Europe’s finest chambered tombs, built 5,000 years ago, its entrance aligned with the setting of the midwinter sun.
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.
Step back 5,000 years in time to explore the best-preserved Neolithic settlement in Western Europe.
Study the beautiful painted ceiling and monumental tomb of a 1600s private place of worship.
Stand in surroundings that inspired Sir Walter Scott, who learned the power of border ballads as a young infant living on the estate.
Uncover both sides of a castle with a 450-year history – its role as a bishop’s palace, and as a fortress and state prison.