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.
Visit a popular Edinburgh landmark in this well-preserved dovecot dating to the 1500s.
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.
Admire the handsome sandstone and fine carved stonework of this 1400s church.
Look for evidence of Roman carvings on this rocky outcrop on the Firth of Forth.
Discover a world famous icon. This stronghold has dominated the skyline of Scotland’s capital city for centuries.
Find out about the role this castle played in the Wars of Independence and its association with Mary Queen of Scots.
Explore Scotland's past through over a million historic photographs, drawings and more