See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
Explore an impressive defensive site among the Pentland Hills just south of Edinburgh.
Find out about one of Scotland’s best-preserved hillforts, built in the first millennium BC and occupied for several centuries.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.
Find out how the fortunes of this fortress – residence damaged by Cromwell were revived by its new owners.
Examine the outlines of two halls built on the same spot 4,000 years apart at this complex site.
Wander around this medieval ruin nestled in secluded woodland by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life.
Look for evidence of Roman carvings on this rocky outcrop on the Firth of Forth.
Visit a rare example of a Lowland broch – a kind of fortification usually found only in northern Scotland.
Visit a true Romanesque relic: an 1100s entrance arch, reused in a later burial vault.
Explore Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more
Roam a city park like no other, with its hills, crags and thousands of years of history.