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Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

The best known of a group of recumbent stone circles, enclosing a ring cairn. Beside it is a small burial enclosure.

Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS)

Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut. Access is very muddy.

Baluachraig Rock Carvings

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

A small group of easily accessible cup and ring marked rocks.

Stoer Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

The keepers of this lighthouse, built in 1870, some 12 miles by single track road from Lochinver were relatively self...

A'Chleit Church

Killean, Scotland, UK

A historic church beside the sea.

Biggar Gas Works (HS)

Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6BZ

In the last century many small towns across Scotland established their own gas works. This is one of the few to survive.

Dinvin Motte

Girvan, North Ayrshire, KA26

The most impressive medieval earthwork in the South of Scotland, its defences consists of two massive 4 metre deep ditches.

Culsh Souterrain (HS)

by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A well-preserved underground passage, with roofing slabs intact over the large chamber and entrance. About 2,000 years old.

Dunkeld Cathedral (HS)

High Street, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0AW

Beautifully situated on the banks of the Tay, the 15th century nave and the tower are cared for by Historic Scotland.

Greyfriars Bobby Statue

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Bobby was a Skye terrier who belonged to John Gray – a night watchman with Edinburgh City Police.

Newhailes (NTS)

Musselburgh, EH21 6RY

Newhailes contains a fine collection of paintings, including portraits by Medina and Ramsay.

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Antonine Wall - Watling Lodge (HS)

Falkirk, Scotland, UK

A well preserved length of the deep ditch that once protected the north side of the wall can be seen here.

Elgin Cathedral (HS)

Elgin, Moray, IV30 1HU

The superb remains of a majestic and beautiful 13th century cathedral, almost destroyed in 1390 by Alexander Stewart.

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Campbeltown Cross

Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A beautifully carved late medieval standing cross, it was moved to Campbeltown in the 1600s.

1 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
2 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
3 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
4 Baluachraig Rock Carvings Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
5 Stoer Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
6 A'Chleit Church Killean, Scotland, UK
7 Biggar Gas Works (HS) Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6BZ
8 Dinvin Motte Girvan, North Ayrshire, KA26
9 Culsh Souterrain (HS) by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
10 Dunkeld Cathedral (HS) High Street, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0AW
11 Greyfriars Bobby Statue Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
12 Newhailes (NTS) Musselburgh, EH21 6RY
13 Antonine Wall - Watling Lodge (HS) Falkirk, Scotland, UK
14 Elgin Cathedral (HS) Elgin, Moray, IV30 1HU 4 stars
15 Campbeltown Cross Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland, UK

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