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.
Reach this very special tidal island by causeway to explore Pictish, Norse and medieval remains.
Marvel at the near-complete castle of ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’, set in lovely Stirlingshire countryside.
Visit a stronghold that stood at the heart of an ancient kingdom covering the area now known as Strathclyde.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
Cross Scotland’s only lake to reach the peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary.
Imagine being imprisoned in this island stronghold, as Mary Queen of Scots – formerly a guest here – once was.
Watch Archibald the Grim’s forbidding island fortress come into view as you cross the River Dee by boat.