Face a mighty, curtain-walled fortress, built in the 1200s as the seat of the powerful earls of Buchan.
Marvel at the only episcopal palace ever built in Norse Scotland and its stunning Renaissance neighbour.
Britain’s most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks nestles in an idyllic setting at the head of Loch Etive, amidst Argyll woodland.
Get up close to an Iron Age complex said to be one of Scotland’s finest examples of a later prehistoric settlement.
Unravel the two very different tales of this medieval tower house, a noble residence turned army base.
Step back in time to see and hear how whisky was made in the 1900s – and then sample a dram for yourself.
Discover some of the highlights that make the ‘Lantern of the North’ a shining example of Scottish medieval architecture.
Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason at this awesome, eerie ruin.
Visit the seat of one of medieval and Renaissance Scotland’s most powerful families, the earls of Huntly.
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.
Stand in surroundings that inspired Sir Walter Scott, who learned the power of border ballads as a young infant living on the estate.
Enter Scotland’s largest surviving medieval bishop’s house – residence of the bishops of Moray for 500 years.