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Alloa Tower (NTS)

Alloa, Clackmannanshire, FK10 1PP

One of the largest surviving medieval tower houses, this was ancestral home of the Earls of Mar and Kellie.

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West Bow Well

Edinburgh, EH1 2HH

This was the first of the well heads built to supply water to the Grassmarket from the reservoir at Castle Hill.

Glenfinnan Monument (NTS)

Glenfinnan, Inverness-shire, PH37 4LT

This impressive monument was erected in 1815 by Alexander Macdonald of Glenaladale in tribute to the clansmen who fought…

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Stanley Hill

Dunkeld, Scotland, UK

Hopetoun House

South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL

Stately home, with sweeping lawns and magnificient grounds. The State Apartments are superb with many notable paintings...

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Balvenie Castle (HS)

Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH

A fine 13th century castle, added to in the 15th and 16th centuries. Visited by Mary Queen of Scots in 1562.

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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...

Kilbrannan Chapel

Tarbert, Scotland, UK

This prominent medieval chapel by the shore is a short but rewarding walk from Skipness Castle.

Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

Machrie Moor Stone Circle (HS)

Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

The remains of five stone circles of Bronze-Age date, one of the most important sites of its kind in Britain.

Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6TU

A New View! Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition Experience, 5 star Visit Scotland attraction.

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Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)

Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK

A Neolithic hall, heel-shaped externally, and containing a large oval chamber.

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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Dunadd Fort (HS)

by Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK

The kings of Dal Riata were inaugurated here more than 1,200 years ago.

Edinburgh City Chambers

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

This impressive building and piazza just off the Royal Mile was designed by John Adam as a forum to transact their business.

1 Alloa Tower (NTS) Alloa, Clackmannanshire, FK10 1PP 2 stars
2 West Bow Well Edinburgh, EH1 2HH
3 Glenfinnan Monument (NTS) Glenfinnan, Inverness-shire, PH37 4LT 3 stars
4 Stanley Hill Dunkeld, Scotland, UK
5 Hopetoun House South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL 4 stars
6 Balvenie Castle (HS) Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH 4 stars
7 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
8 Kilbrannan Chapel Tarbert, Scotland, UK
9 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
10 Machrie Moor Stone Circle (HS) Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
11 Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6TU 5 stars
12 Stanydale 'Temple' (HS) Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK
13 Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF
14 Dunadd Fort (HS) by Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK
15 Edinburgh City Chambers Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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