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Discover the origins of the most famous document in Scottish history. Scotland’s nobles swore independence from England in a letter sent from Arbroath Abbey in 1320.
See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
Discover the ‘strong point on the Tay', built to defend Scotland against a gathering English navy and captured several times.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.
Make the connections between this lordly residence and some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Find out how the fortunes of this fortress – residence damaged by Cromwell were revived by its new owners.
Walk among kings in Dunfermline Abbey, a royal mausoleum, and see the palace where the last monarch born in Scotland was delivered.
Discover a world famous icon. This stronghold has dominated the skyline of Scotland’s capital city for centuries.
Get a sense of the standing of the Lindsay family from the beauty of their lordly seat and its great garden.
Explore Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more
Roam a city park like no other, with its hills, crags and thousands of years of history.