Enter what was one of the first small-town gasworks to open in Scotland – and among the last to close.
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 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.
Explore the ruined collegiate chapel of St Mary, built next to a medieval parish church.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.
Study the beautiful painted ceiling and monumental tomb of a 1600s private place of worship.
Watch Archibald the Grim’s forbidding island fortress come into view as you cross the River Dee by boat.