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.
Get up close to an Iron Age complex said to be one of Scotland’s finest examples of a later prehistoric settlement.
Reach this very special tidal island by causeway to explore Pictish, Norse and medieval remains.
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.
Admire the workmanship at this charming example of an 1800s water mill, nestled among hills.
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.
Wander around an ancient holy site, associated with miracles and the grave of a saint.
Contrast the peacefulness of the abbey with the conflict that the monks’ loyalty to Robert the Bruce attracted.