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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.
Step back in time to see and hear how whisky was made in the 1900s – and then sample a dram for yourself.
Find out how the fortunes of this fortress – residence damaged by Cromwell were revived by its new owners.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
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.
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.
Step back 5,000 years in time to explore the best-preserved Neolithic settlement in Western Europe.
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.