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.
Uncover the ‘castle in the woods’: the place of last resort for the powerful Hamilton family, Scotland’s royal dynasty that never was.
Cross the moat to find yourself in a fairytale setting, complete twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements.
Discover the tomb of a mythical Scottish king at this pair of Neolithic burial monuments.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
Enjoy the hike to the peaceful surrounds of a relatively undisturbed Neolithic tomb.
Experience the comfortable life of Scotland’s landed gentry in the 1500s at this fine tower house.
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.
Walk in the footsteps of early Christian pilgrims at this chapel, named for the tutor of St Columba.
Find out about one of Scotland’s best-preserved hillforts, built in the first millennium BC and occupied for several centuries.