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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.
Discover the ‘strong point on the Tay', built to defend Scotland against a gathering English navy and captured several times.
Roam among the megaliths at one of Scotland's most magnificent Neolithic monuments.
Step into the evocative gloom of a Neolithic tomb where bones of men, dogs and oxen were found buried.
Wander around this medieval ruin nestled in secluded woodland by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life.
Discover the ruins of a uniquely Scottish site atop a mound of rock.
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.
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.
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.