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.
Contrast the peacefulness of the abbey with the conflict that the monks’ loyalty to Robert the Bruce attracted.
Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.