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.
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 some of the highlights that make the ‘Lantern of the North’ a shining example of Scottish medieval architecture.
Visit ‘the noblest of northern castles’ – even ruined, the stronghold of the mighty earls of Mar is a fine example of a 13th-century castle.
Gain a unique insight into island life inside this traditional thatched house – once home to a family and its animals.
Discover more than 1,000 years of stirring history in this grand castle on the shores of Loch Ness.