Face a mighty, curtain-walled fortress, built in the 1200s as the seat of the powerful earls of Buchan.
Britain’s most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks nestles in an idyllic setting at the head of Loch Etive, amidst Argyll woodland.
Get up close to an Iron Age complex said to be one of Scotland’s finest examples of a later prehistoric settlement.
Find a magnificent henge monument at the summit of a hill.
Unravel the two very different tales of this medieval tower house, a noble residence turned army base.
Make the connections between this lordly residence and some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Contrast the peacefulness of the abbey with the conflict that the monks’ loyalty to Robert the Bruce attracted.
Explore mighty coastal defences built during the Napoleonic Wars but destined never to see action.
Visit the seat of one of medieval and Renaissance Scotland’s most powerful families, the earls of Huntly.
Delve into more than 4,000 years of human settlement in the same location in Shetland.
Visit ‘the noblest of northern castles’ – even ruined, the stronghold of the mighty earls of Mar is a fine example of a 13th-century castle.
Contrast the beauty of this rediscovered treasure with the notoriety of its most famous noble resident.