Wander the ruins of Scotland’s most romantic cathedral, set at an ancient ecclesiastical centre.
Crawl into a prehistoric tomb hollowed out from a massive block of sandstone.
Trace the events of a great Norse saga at the ruins of this church and high-status residence.
Wander the ruins of the residence of Mary Queen of Scots’ half-brother Robert Stewart.
Trace the messages carved into this cross-slab, probably intended to promote the Pictish church.
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.
Escape the modern world for the solitude of the Island of the Saints, home to several early Christian ruins.
Follow the trail of early Christians from a cave to a chapel and cross on the ‘big isle’ in Loch Sween.
Explore the ruins of a Norse church on the uninhabited ‘Holy Isle’.
Wander along the massive walls of an artillery fort built to protect the Sound of Bressay from the Dutch.
Find a rare example of a tithe barn, constructed to store agricultural tithes given to the Church.