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Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS)
Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS)

Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE

This clifftop mansion was built by Robert Adam for the last Earl of Cassillis in 1772-1790. There have been castles on...

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Bannockburn Battlefield Monument
The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre (NTS)

Bannockburn, Stirlingshire, FK7 0LJ

One of the most important historic sites in Scotland.

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Corsewall Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
Corsewall Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

At the northern end of the Rhins of Galloway to mark the entrance to Loch Ryan this lighthouse was completed in 1817. The...

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  • Scottish Crannog Centre
    Scottish Crannog Centre

    Kenmore, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2HY

    Experience life over water in 600BC. Artefacts, guided tours, themed refreshments, and gift shop.

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    Bamburgh Castle © Copyright Nick McCann
    Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF

    Spanning nine acres of land on its rocky plateau high above the Northumberland coastline Bamburgh is one of the largest…

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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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  • Hill House (NTS)
    Hill House (NTS)

    Helensburgh, G84 9AJ

    This is considered to be the finest house designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and demonstrates his approach to complete…

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    John Knox House © Copyright  James Ross
    John Knox House and Scottish Storytelling Centre

    Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

    The oldest house on the Royal Mile, with an exhibition on its two most famous residents. John Knox and James Mossman.

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    Bressay Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Bressay Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    Conspicuous on the approach to Lerwick from the south, this lighthouse was completed in 1858 and can be reached by road from...

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    Kilchoman Cross

    Kilchoman, Scotland, UK

    A magnificent cross dating from about 1350, it stands in a churchyard overlooking Machir Bay.

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  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (NTS)
    Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (NTS)

    Alloway, Ayr, KA7 4PQ

    Major new museum housing the most important Burns collection in the World. Temporary exhibitions, cafe, and shop.

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

    Edinburgh, EH1 2NG

    This most famous of Scottish castles dominates the city. With its magnificent buildings, exhibitions and museums the castle...

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    skerryvore Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Skerryvore Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    The construction of Scotland’s tallest 48m (158ft) high lighthouse, on a treacherous low lying reef 10 miles south-west of...

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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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    Kilmory Knap Chapel

    Knapdale, Argyll, Scotland, UK

    A small chapel in a superb position it houses the exquisitely carved MacMillan’s cross and a large collection of medieval...

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  • 1 Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS) Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE 4 stars
    2 The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre (NTS) Bannockburn, Stirlingshire, FK7 0LJ 3 stars
    3 Corsewall Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    4 Scottish Crannog Centre Kenmore, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2HY 5 stars
    5 Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF
    6 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    7 Hill House (NTS) Helensburgh, G84 9AJ 4 stars
    8 John Knox House and Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh, EH1 1SR 3 stars
    9 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    10 Kilchoman Cross Kilchoman, Scotland, UK
    11 Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (NTS) Alloway, Ayr, KA7 4PQ 3 stars
    12 Edinburgh Castle (HS) Edinburgh, EH1 2NG 5 stars
    13 Skerryvore Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    14 Royal High School Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    15 Kilmory Knap Chapel Knapdale, Argyll, Scotland, UK

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