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Edin's Hall Broch © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
Edin's Hall Broch (HS)

Duns, Berwickshire, TD11

One of the few Iron Age brochs in lowland Scotland, sitting in a fort defended by ramparts and ditches.

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

    Stirling, FK8 1EJ

    Stirling Castle is one of Scotland's most celebrated visitor attractions. Scotland's kings and queens held court here.

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars
    Drum Castle and Garden (NTS)
    Drum Castle (NTS)

    by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY

    One of Scotland's oldest houses, with a 13th century keep and Jacobean mansion. Superb furniture and paintings. Delightful…

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs (HS)

    Fowlis Wester, By Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3NL

    A tall cross-slab with Pictish symbols, figural scenes and ornate decoration.

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  • Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A massive tomb with long, narrow chamber divided into three, with 14 beehive cells opening onto the walls.

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  • Brodie Castle (NTS)
    Brodie Castle (NTS)

    Brodie, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TE

    Set in parkland, Brodie Castle is old but the family association with the area is even older. The Brodies were first…

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  • Mellerstain House and Gardens
    Mellerstain House and Gardens

    Gordon, Borders, TD3 6LG

    Listed as one of Britain's 10 best stately homes by The Telegraph, Mellerstain is a must-see.

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
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    Kilnave Chapel and Cross

    Isle of Islay, Scotland, UK

    A medieval chapel with a bloodthirsty history, its weathered cross dates back to the 5th century.

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    Crinan Canal

    Ardrishaig, Crinan, Argyll, Scotland, UK

    An amazing achievement in its day, the canal opened in 1801. It allows vessels to reach the West Highlands without...

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  • Kellie Castle and Garden (NTS)
    Kellie Castle and Garden (NTS)

    Pittenweem, Fife, KY10 2RF

    Kellie Castle is a very fine example of the domestic architecture of Lowland Scotland. The oldest part is believed to date…

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    Stones of Stenness (HS)
    Stones of Stenness (HS)

    Stromness, Orkney, KW17

    The remains of a stone circle around a hearth, surrounded by a circular earthen bank or henge.

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  • St Andrews Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    St Andrews Castle (HS)

    St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AR

    This cliff top castle, sited dramatically overlooking the North Sea, and protected by a rock cut moat, was the secure…

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    Culross (NTS)
    Culross (NTS)

    Culross, Fife, KY12 8JH

    This delightful small royal burgh on the north shore of the Forth provides a striking introduction to Scottish domestic…

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    National Wallace Monument
    National Wallace Monument

    Hillfoots Road, Causewayhead, Stirling, FK9 5LF

    Extraordinary Victorian gothic tower built to commemorate William Wallace, Scotland's national hero. Panoramic views…

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    © Copyright World Famous Blacksmiths Shop
    World Famous Blacksmiths Shop

    Gretna Green, Dumfries & Galloway, DG16 5EA

    For over 250 years Gretna Green in Scotland has been the name synonymous with romance and weddings. Gretna Green is 'not...

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  • 1 Edin's Hall Broch (HS) Duns, Berwickshire, TD11
    2 Stirling Castle (HS) Stirling, FK8 1EJ 5 stars
    3 Drum Castle (NTS) by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY 4 stars
    4 Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs (HS) Fowlis Wester, By Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3NL
    5 Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    6 Brodie Castle (NTS) Brodie, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TE
    7 Mellerstain House and Gardens Gordon, Borders, TD3 6LG 4 stars
    8 Kilnave Chapel and Cross Isle of Islay, Scotland, UK
    9 Crinan Canal Ardrishaig, Crinan, Argyll, Scotland, UK
    10 Kellie Castle and Garden (NTS) Pittenweem, Fife, KY10 2RF 3 stars
    11 Stones of Stenness (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17
    12 St Andrews Castle (HS) St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AR 4 stars
    13 Culross (NTS) Culross, Fife, KY12 8JH 3 stars
    14 National Wallace Monument Hillfoots Road, Causewayhead, Stirling, FK9 5LF 4 stars
    15 World Famous Blacksmiths Shop Gretna Green, Dumfries & Galloway, DG16 5EA

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