See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
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.
Roam among the megaliths at one of Scotland's most magnificent Neolithic monuments.
Contrast the peacefulness of the abbey with the conflict that the monks’ loyalty to Robert the Bruce attracted.
Find out how the fortunes of this fortress – residence damaged by Cromwell were revived by its new owners.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
Admire the mighty MacDougall stronghold built on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn, in later years a royal castle.
Delve into more than 4,000 years of human settlement in the same location in Shetland.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.
Explore one of Scotland’s greatest castles, home to generations of monarchs and a fortress since ancient times.
Discover the last of the grand medieval castles, set high on a cliff edge and featuring a massive curtain wall.