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Visit a true Romanesque relic: an 1100s entrance arch, reused in a later burial vault.
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.
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.
Visit the private chapel of a noble family, later converted into Scotland’s first public lending library.
Delve into more than 4,000 years of human settlement in the same location in Shetland.
Admire the unusual mix of architecture in what is one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s.
Wander among the remains of one of medieval Scotland’s most spectacular architectural achievements.
Find evidence of early Christianity in Britain in these carved stones dating back 1,500 years.
Discover a pair of lonely standing stones marking a route over a desolate moor.