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Bridge of Carr

Carrbridge, Inverness-shire, PH23 3AS

Built in 1717 this packhorse bridge is one of the oldest in the Highlands. In big spates the river can flow over the...

Skelmorlie Aisle (HS)

Largs, Scotland, UK

This jewel-like monument was erected in 1636 for Sir Robert Montgomerie of Skelmorlie.

Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS)

Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR

Built in 1890 this distillery is a perfectly preserved time capsule of the distiller's art.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Ruthven Barracks (HS)

Ruthven, Kingussie, Inverness-shire, PH21 1NR

An infantry barracks erected in 1719 following the Jacobite rising of 1715.

Tod Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

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

Sweetheart Abbey (HS)

New Abbey, Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK

The splendid ruin of a late 13th century and early 14th century Cistercian abbey, founded by Devorgilla, Lady of Galloway…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

The Tall Ship at Riverside

Glasgow, G3 8RS

Built at Port Glasgow in 1896, she is one of only 5 Clydebuilt sailing ships remaining afloat in the world.

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Maes Howe (HS)

Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA

One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS)

Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN

This extraordinarily important site spanning 3000 years is a complex of ancient settlements within a very small area.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Royal Yacht Britannia

Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

The Royal Yacht Britannia is permanently moored in Edinburgh's historic port of Leith, only 2 miles from the city centre.

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Ness of Burgi Fort (HS)

Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK

A defensive stone-built blockhouse, probably of Iron-Age date, with some features resembling a broch.

Chanonry Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Completed in 1846 it marks the narrows between Chanonry Point and Fort George on the approaches to Inverness Harbour and the...

Dugald Stewart Monument

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

On top of Calton Hill this is one of Edinburgh’s most photographed monuments.

Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot (NTS)

East Linton, East Lothian, EH40 3DS

The oldest mechanically intact water-driven mill in Scotland. See and hear the mill in action and find out about the…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Fleet Mound

Golspie, Sutherland, KW10

This great embankment was built in 1814 - 1816 to carry the new road across Loch Fleet. The old bridge is fitted with...

1 Bridge of Carr Carrbridge, Inverness-shire, PH23 3AS
2 Skelmorlie Aisle (HS) Largs, Scotland, UK
3 Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS) Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR 4 stars
4 Ruthven Barracks (HS) Ruthven, Kingussie, Inverness-shire, PH21 1NR
5 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
6 Sweetheart Abbey (HS) New Abbey, Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK 3 stars
7 The Tall Ship at Riverside Glasgow, G3 8RS 4 stars
8 Maes Howe (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA 4 stars
9 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
10 Royal Yacht Britannia Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ 5 stars
11 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK
12 Chanonry Lighthouse Scotland, UK
13 Dugald Stewart Monument Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
14 Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot (NTS) East Linton, East Lothian, EH40 3DS 3 stars
15 Fleet Mound Golspie, Sutherland, KW10

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