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.
Delve into a site that saw a great deal of action during the Wars of Independence with England. Bothwell Castle, built on a grand scale in the late 1200s, was hotly fought over.
Discover the ‘strong point on the Tay', built to defend Scotland against a gathering English navy and captured several times.
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.
Visit a stronghold that stood at the heart of an ancient kingdom covering the area now known as Strathclyde.
Walk among kings in Dunfermline Abbey, a royal mausoleum, and see the palace where the last monarch born in Scotland was delivered.
Roam a city park like no other, with its hills, crags and thousands of years of history.
Stand in awe of one of Europe’s finest chambered tombs, built 5,000 years ago, its entrance aligned with the setting of the midwinter sun.
Enjoy a hi-tech visitor experience at one of the Industrial Revolution’s best-preserved relics.
Discover the last of the grand medieval castles, set high on a cliff edge and featuring a massive curtain wall.