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.
Reach this very special tidal island by causeway to explore Pictish, Norse and medieval remains.
Seek out the unusual defences of the last great private stronghold built in Scotland, including its rare caponier or shooting gallery.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
Cross a narrow peninsula to a lonely castle incorporating a rare hall-house of the 1200s.
Stand in awe of one of Europe’s finest chambered tombs, built 5,000 years ago, its entrance aligned with the setting of the midwinter sun.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.