Admire views of the Forth from what’s possibly Scotland’s oldest standing castle.
Admire Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th-century townhouse, near to Stirling Castle.
Britain’s most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks nestles in an idyllic setting at the head of Loch Etive, amidst Argyll woodland.
Cross the moat to find yourself in a fairytale setting, complete twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements.
Get up close to the Lowland stronghold of a powerful Highland clan – a forbidding fortress perched above Dollar Glen.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.
Visit the secluded spot where Mary Queen of Scots sheltered during her last hours in Scotland.
Admire the mighty MacDougall stronghold built on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn, in later years a royal castle.
Set sail for a very special island in the Firth of Forth – home to Scotland’s best-preserved group of monastic buildings.
Cross Scotland’s only lake to reach the peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary.
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.
Uncover both sides of a castle with a 450-year history – its role as a bishop’s palace, and as a fortress and state prison.