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Admire views of the Forth from what’s possibly Scotland’s oldest standing castle.
Discover the origins of the most famous document in Scottish history. Scotland’s nobles swore independence from England in a letter sent from Arbroath Abbey in 1320.
See for yourself why this mighty fortress is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’ – with its pointed stem, square stern and tall mast.
Cross the moat to find yourself in a fairytale setting, complete twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements.
Step inside Edinburgh’s ‘other castle’, once a rural retreat from Scotland’s capital.
March the length of this massive fort built in the wake of the Battle of Culloden to see why it’s served the British Army so well for 250 years.
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.
Visit the seat of one of medieval and Renaissance Scotland’s most powerful families, the earls of Huntly.
Explore the magnificent ruins of the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and home to the Stewart kings of Scotland.
Discover the last of the grand medieval castles, set high on a cliff edge and featuring a massive curtain wall.
Discover more than 1,000 years of stirring history in this grand castle on the shores of Loch Ness.