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.
Cross the moat to find yourself in a fairytale setting, complete twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.
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.
Explore the magnificent ruins of the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and home to the Stewart kings of Scotland.
Enter one of Scotland’s finest medieval collegiate churches – landowner Lord Seton brought the priests together to pray for his family’s salvation.
Discover the last of the grand medieval castles, set high on a cliff edge and featuring a massive curtain wall.
Explore the high tower and remains of the medieval headquarters of Scotland’s Knights Hospitaller.