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Fortrose Cathedral (HS)

Fortrose, Ross-shire, IV10 8TB

The south aisle of the nave and chapter house survive at this beautiful red sandstone cathedrad at Fortrose.

Argyll's Lodging (HS)

Stirling, FK8 1EG

A superb mansion built around 1630, once owned by the Earl of Argyll. It is the most impressive town house of its period…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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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Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS)

Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

Two most impressive chambered cairns, c 2500 BC, with extraordinary facades of tall standing stones.

Peterhead Prison Museum

South Road, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 2ZX

Peterhead Prison Museum

Inveraray Jail & County Court

Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX

Scotland's preserved 19th century county courthouse and prison, with costumed guides & free audio guides in 6 languages.

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Gearrannan Black House Village

Carloway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AL

This restored blackhouse village includes a museum, cafe, gift shop, and live interpretation. Enjoy the wonderful scenery.

St Cuthbert’s Church

Edinburgh, EH1 2EP

One of Edinburgh’s oldest churches it has been rebuilt many times.

Inchkeith Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Though a lighthouse was built on Inchkeith as early as 1804, the island’s strategic position in the centre of the Firth...

Whithorn Priory (HS)

Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

Where some of Scotland's earliest Christians worshipped about 1,500 years ago.

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...

Ardclach Bell Tower (HS)

Nairn, Moray, Scotland, UK

Like a miniature castle, the tower, built in 1655, may have been used as a combined prison and watchtower.

Waverley Station

Edinburgh, EH1 1BB

The largest mainline station outside London, Waverley was created in 1858.

Dugald Stewart Monument

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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

Chapel of St Fergus Stones

Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Two finely carved Pictish stones are set into the east gable of the old kirk. One has a large beast and symbols, the other...

1 Fortrose Cathedral (HS) Fortrose, Ross-shire, IV10 8TB
2 Argyll's Lodging (HS) Stirling, FK8 1EG 4 stars
3 Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS) Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE 4 stars
4 Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS) Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
5 Peterhead Prison Museum South Road, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 2ZX
6 Inveraray Jail & County Court Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX
7 Gearrannan Black House Village Carloway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AL
8 St Cuthbert’s Church Edinburgh, EH1 2EP
9 Inchkeith Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Whithorn Priory (HS) Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
11 Chanonry Lighthouse Scotland, UK
12 Ardclach Bell Tower (HS) Nairn, Moray, Scotland, UK
13 Waverley Station Edinburgh, EH1 1BB
14 Dugald Stewart Monument Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
15 Chapel of St Fergus Stones Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

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