Marvel at the only episcopal palace ever built in Norse Scotland and its stunning Renaissance neighbour.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
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.