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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.
Admire Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th-century townhouse, near to Stirling Castle.
See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
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.
Find out how the fortunes of this fortress – residence damaged by Cromwell were revived by its new owners.
Step inside one of Scotland’s noblest medieval churches to find out how it has developed over the centuries.
Discover a world famous icon. This stronghold has dominated the skyline of Scotland’s capital city for centuries.
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.
Step off the foot ferry into one of Scotland's most sacred sites, founded by St Columba in AD 563.
Explore the magnificent ruins of the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and home to the Stewart kings of Scotland.