See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
Britain’s most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks nestles in an idyllic setting at the head of Loch Etive, amidst Argyll woodland.
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.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Visit the resting place of King James III and his wife Queen Margaret, in the shadow of mighty Stirling Castle.
Admire the view down Kilmartin Glen from one of Argyll’s finest Renaissance residences.
Get up close to the Lowland stronghold of a powerful Highland clan – a forbidding fortress perched above Dollar Glen.
Admire what’s thought to be the oldest castle on the Scottish mainland, built in the 1100s and occupied for 500 years.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.
Seek out the unusual defences of the last great private stronghold built in Scotland, including its rare caponier or shooting gallery.
Make the connections between this lordly residence and some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.