Wander the ruins of Scotland’s most romantic cathedral, set at an ancient ecclesiastical centre.
Admire the mighty MacDougall stronghold built on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn, in later years a royal castle.
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.
Find a rare example of a tithe barn, constructed to store agricultural tithes given to the Church.
Inspect the carvings on a tall Pictish cross-slab, adorned with various scenes, symbols and decoration.
View a handsome tower house standing tall on what may be the mound of an earlier castle.
Explore the castle where Mary Queen of Scots and new husband Lord Darnley stayed during the Chaseabout Raid.
Admire a fascinating collection of monumental sculpture in the ruins of a picturesque church of the 1200s.