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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.
Cross the moat to find yourself in a fairytale setting, complete twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements.
Roam among the megaliths at one of Scotland's most magnificent Neolithic monuments.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
Unravel the story of how owner William Duff and architect William Adam clashed over the creation of this splendid Georgian mansion.
See the mighty hilltop castle built by Robert II in the 1370s, soon after he came to the Scottish throne.
Discover some of the highlights that make the ‘Lantern of the North’ a shining example of Scottish medieval architecture.
Visit the seat of one of medieval and Renaissance Scotland’s most powerful families, the earls of Huntly.
Admire the unusual mix of architecture in what is one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s.
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.
Enter Scotland’s largest surviving medieval bishop’s house – residence of the bishops of Moray for 500 years.
Uncover both sides of a castle with a 450-year history – its role as a bishop’s palace, and as a fortress and state prison.