Cross the moat to find yourself in a fairytale setting, complete twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
Discover centuries of settlement at this remarkable, uniquely Scottish broch.
Visit the secluded spot where Mary Queen of Scots sheltered during her last hours in Scotland.
Wander along the massive walls of an artillery fort built to protect the Sound of Bressay from the Dutch.
Explore the castle where Mary Queen of Scots and new husband Lord Darnley stayed during the Chaseabout Raid.
Delve into more than 4,000 years of human settlement in the same location in Shetland.
Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
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.
Stand in the shadow of the best-preserved broch in Scotland, then climb to the top.
See this water-powered mill spring to life in the summer months when it’s put to work to show how oatmeal is made.