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.
Admire a Scottish rarity in one of only two Irish-style round towers still standing in Scotland.
Discover the ‘strong point on the Tay', built to defend Scotland against a gathering English navy and captured several times.
Uncover the ‘castle in the woods’: the place of last resort for the powerful Hamilton family, Scotland’s royal dynasty that never was.
Enjoy the hike to the peaceful surrounds of a relatively undisturbed Neolithic tomb.
Find out how this late Gothic church was built to become its owner’s final resting place.
Explore an impressive defensive site among the Pentland Hills just south of Edinburgh.
Find out about one of Scotland’s best-preserved hillforts, built in the first millennium BC and occupied for several centuries.
Admire one of Scotland’s quirkiest castles, barely altered and retaining many of its original 1500s features.
Visit a popular Edinburgh landmark in this well-preserved dovecot dating to the 1500s.
Climb the mound of a medieval motte-castle, strategically placed above a river crossing.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.