Enter what was one of the first small-town gasworks to open in Scotland – and among the last to close.
Britain’s most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks nestles in an idyllic setting at the head of Loch Etive, amidst Argyll woodland.
Visit the resting place of King James III and his wife Queen Margaret, in the shadow of mighty Stirling Castle.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
Seek out the unusual defences of the last great private stronghold built in Scotland, including its rare caponier or shooting gallery.
Contrast the peacefulness of the abbey with the conflict that the monks’ loyalty to Robert the Bruce attracted.
Visit the secluded spot where Mary Queen of Scots sheltered during her last hours in Scotland.
Learn about 400 years of monastic life in the valley of the Water of Luce.
Cross Scotland’s only lake to reach the peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary.
Discover one of Scotland’s most photographed castles in the lochside powerbase of the Campbells of Glenorchy.
Cross a narrow peninsula to a lonely castle incorporating a rare hall-house of the 1200s.
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.