Marvel at the only episcopal palace ever built in Norse Scotland and its stunning Renaissance neighbour.
Get up close to an Iron Age complex said to be one of Scotland’s finest examples of a later prehistoric settlement.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
Unravel the two very different tales of this medieval tower house, a noble residence turned army base.
Make the connections between this lordly residence and some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Get a sense of the standing of the Lindsay family from the beauty of their lordly seat and its great garden.
Learn about 400 years of monastic life in the valley of the Water of Luce.
Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Visit ‘the noblest of northern castles’ – even ruined, the stronghold of the mighty earls of Mar is a fine example of a 13th-century castle.
See in the remains of Sir Thomas MacLellan’s tower house how castle building had evolved by the late 1500s to favour comfort over cannons.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.