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Historic Attractions in Scotland

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Carn Ban (HS)

Lagg, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

One of the most famous Neolithic long cairns of south-west Scotland.

Callendar House

Callendar Park, Falkirk, FK1 1YR

Enjoy a true taste of Scotland's history in a unique Georgian working kitchen. Also General Store, Printer's Shop, Clock…

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Dunscaith Castle

Sleat, Scotland, UK

A'Chleit Church

Killean, Scotland, UK

A historic church beside the sea.

Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX

Discover the history and legends of Bennachie. Learn about the colonists of the 1800's and see the Maiden Stone, a 10-ft...

Bute House

Edinburgh, EH2 4DR

The official residence of the First Minister of Scotland.

Paxton House

Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1SZ

A magnificent 18th century Palladian house set in vast grounds and gardens leading to the banks of the River Tweed. Fine...

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Tormiston Mill (HS)

Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH

An excellent late example of a Scottish watermill, circa 1880.

Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS)

Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut. Access is very muddy.

Duffus Castle (HS)

Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH

Of the finest examples of a 12th century motte and bailey castle in Scotland with a very fine early 14th century stone...

Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old. Car parking nearby.

Dunglass Collegiate Church (HS)

Nr Cockburnspath, Dunglass, East Lothian, Scotland, UK

Admire the surprisingly well-preserved sculptures insite this stone-vaulted medieval church.

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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Threave Castle (HS)

Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1TJ

A massive tower, situated on an island in the River Dee, built by Archibald the Grim, and later a stronghold of the Black…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Inchmahome Priory (HS)

By Kippen, Stirling, FK8 3RA

A beautifully situated Augustinian monastery founded in 1238. Much of the 13th century building survives.

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1 Carn Ban (HS) Lagg, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
2 Callendar House Callendar Park, Falkirk, FK1 1YR 4 stars
3 Dunscaith Castle Sleat, Scotland, UK
4 A'Chleit Church Killean, Scotland, UK
5 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
6 Bute House Edinburgh, EH2 4DR
7 Paxton House Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1SZ 5 stars
8 Tormiston Mill (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH
9 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
10 Duffus Castle (HS) Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH
11 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
12 Dunglass Collegiate Church (HS) Nr Cockburnspath, Dunglass, East Lothian, Scotland, UK
13 Holmwood House (NTS) Cathcart, Glasgow, G44 3YG 4 stars
14 Threave Castle (HS) Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1TJ 4 stars
15 Inchmahome Priory (HS) By Kippen, Stirling, FK8 3RA 3 stars

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