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Caerlaverock Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
Caerlaverock Castle (HS)

Dumfries, DG1 4RU

One of the finest castles in Scotland, surrounded by moats it has stood guard over the Solway Firth for more than 400 years.

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Tarbat NessLighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
Tarbat Ness Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This 41m (134ft) high red banded lighthouse, completed in 1830, is the tallest on the Scottish mainland. Its pre-automation...

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  • Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway
    Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway

    Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 9AQ

    Climb aboard a wonderfully restored carriage and enjoy a scenic five mile journey to Manuel the way and enjoy the Museum.

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    Queensberry House
    Queensberry House

    Edinburgh, EH8 8BT

    This attractive mid 17th century house was once owned by the Duke of Queensberry.

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  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

    A unique visual history of Scotland told through the portraits of those who shaped it, from the 16th century to the present....

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  • Royal High School
    Royal High School

    Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

    Built for the Royal High School, Edinburgh’s oldest school, and completed in 1829, these classical buildings hardly look...

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  • Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones (HS)

    Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK

    Three of the earliest Christian memorial stones in Britain, dating from the 5th or early 6th century.

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  • Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn  (HS)
    Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Rousay, Orkney, KW17

    A Neolithic chambered cairn with unusual arrangement of two burial chambers, one above the other.

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  • Jedburgh Abbey © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Jedburgh Abbey (HS)

    Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, TD8 6JQ

    A majestic building founded by David I in 1138. The Abbey church is almost complete. Award winning visitor centre.

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    Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve (SNH)
    Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve (SNH)

    Balmaha, G63 0JQ

    Famous the world over for the tranquil beauty of its wooded shores, the reserve, includes five of the loch's islands and…

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    Dunaverty Bay

    Mull of Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland, UK

    A spectacular sandy beach at the southern end of the Mull of Kintyre.

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  • Tod Head Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Tod Head Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    Lit in 1897 and decommissioned in 2007, Tod Head lies south of Stonehaven and near Catterline, a picturesque, though often...

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  • Brodick Castle & Garden (NTS)
    Brodick Castle and Country Park (NTS)

    Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY

    Superb castle home of the Dukes of Hamilton, with beautiful rhododendron garden, Victorian walled garden. Also country…

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    Holmwood House (NTS)
    Holmwood House (NTS)

    Cathcart, Glasgow, G44 3YG

    Built for James Couper, mill owner, in 1857-58, Holmwood is possibly the finest domestic design by Alexander 'Greek' Thomson.

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    Broughty Castle Museum (HS)
    Broughty Castle Museum (HS)

    Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF

    Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, it has faced many sieges and…

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    1 Caerlaverock Castle (HS) Dumfries, DG1 4RU 5 stars
    2 Tarbat Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    3 Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 9AQ 3 stars
    4 Queensberry House Edinburgh, EH8 8BT
    5 Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh, EH2 1JD
    6 Royal High School Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    7 Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones (HS) Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK
    8 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, KW17
    9 Jedburgh Abbey (HS) Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, TD8 6JQ 5 stars
    10 Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve (SNH) Balmaha, G63 0JQ
    11 Dunaverty Bay Mull of Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland, UK
    12 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    13 Brodick Castle and Country Park (NTS) Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY 4 stars
    14 Holmwood House (NTS) Cathcart, Glasgow, G44 3YG 4 stars
    15 Broughty Castle Museum (HS) Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF 3 stars

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