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Castle Menzies
Castle Menzies

Weem, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JD

Outstanding 16th fortified tower house, the ancestral home of the chiefs of Clan Menzies. All three floor levels can be...

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James’ Court
James’ Court

Edinburgh, EH1 2PB

A fashionable address in its day it is named after its builder James Brownhill and was built about 1725.

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  • Gladstone's Land (NTS)
    Gladstone's Land (NTS)

    Edinburgh, EH1 2NT

    The building is the most important example of a 17th-century tenement building to survive in Edinburgh.

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    The Tall Ship at Riverside
    The Tall Ship at Riverside

    Glasgow, G3 8RS

    Welcome aboard the Tall Ship Glenlee. Built at Port Glasgow in 1896, she is one of only 5 Clydebuilt sailing ships…

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    Broughty Castle Museum (HS)
    Broughty Castle Museum (HS)

    Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF

    Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, it has faced many sieges and…

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    Falkland Palace and Garden (NTS)
    Falkland Palace and Garden (NTS)

    Cupar, Fife, KY15 7BU

    The Royal Palace of Falkland, was the country residence and hunting lodge of eight Stuart monarchs, including Mary, Queen…

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    Tartan Weaving Mill
    Tartan Weaving Mill

    Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

    This historic building constructed in 1851 was for many years the principal reservoir of the city of Edinburgh. It held 1.7...

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    Urquhart Castle (HS)

    Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6XJ

    One of the largest castles in Scotland, Urquhart sits on a rocky promontory on the shores of Loch Ness.

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    Ornsay Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Ornsay Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    On the islet of Eilean Sionnach, off Ornsay, the lighthouse was built in 1857. The lighthouse cottages were once owned by...

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  • Edinburgh Central Library
    Edinburgh Central Library

    Edinburgh, EH1 1EG

    This is one of the many libraries in the UK founded by Andrew Carnegie – the Scottish American industrialist and...

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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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    Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum
    Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum

    Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF

    This ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Sutherland is the largest house in the Scottish Highlands. Re-modelled in the…

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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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  • Georgian House (NTS)
    Georgian House (NTS)

    Edinburgh, EH2 4DR

    The Georgian House is part of Robert Adam's masterpiece of urban design, Charlotte Square. It dates from 1796.

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    Forth and Clyde Canal
    Forth and Clyde Canal

    Dumbarton, North Dunbartonshire, Scotland, UK

    Linking Grangemouth on the Firth of Forth to Bowling on the Clyde, the canal opened in 1790. It closed to freight traffic…

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  • 1 Castle Menzies Weem, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JD 3 stars
    2 James’ Court Edinburgh, EH1 2PB
    3 Gladstone's Land (NTS) Edinburgh, EH1 2NT 3 stars
    4 The Tall Ship at Riverside Glasgow, G3 8RS 4 stars
    5 Broughty Castle Museum (HS) Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF 3 stars
    6 Falkland Palace and Garden (NTS) Cupar, Fife, KY15 7BU 3 stars
    7 Tartan Weaving Mill Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    8 Urquhart Castle (HS) Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6XJ 5 stars
    9 Ornsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    10 Edinburgh Central Library Edinburgh, EH1 1EG
    11 Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (NTS) Alloway, Ayr, KA7 4PQ 3 stars
    12 Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF
    13 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    14 Georgian House (NTS) Edinburgh, EH2 4DR 4 stars
    15 Forth and Clyde Canal Dumbarton, North Dunbartonshire, Scotland, UK

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