Historic Attractions in Scotland
Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN
An artillery fort, it was built in 1665 to protect the Sound of Bressay from the Dutch, but taken by them and burned…
Edinburgh, EH7 5AA
The Nelson Monument was built in memory of Admiral Lord Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
Gordon, Berwickshire, TD3 6
A classic, late 16th century L-shaped tower house with three corbelled turrets. Its entrance doorway still retains…
Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
With a fine ruined Z-plan tower, this impressive castle was built between 1560 and 1574 by Gilbert Balfour, from Fife…
Wick, Caithness, KW1 5
The ruins of the Castle of Old Wick are dramatically located on top of steep cliffs overlooking the sea. The simple…
Glasgow, G43 1AT
Pollok House built in the elegant 18th century style for the Maxwell family.
Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JD
A castellated town house, complete except for its roof, built in 1577 by the then Provost of Kirkcudbright, Sir Thomas…
Scotland’s first mainland light house, completed in 1787, was really a 16th century castle with a light placed on top of...
Ruthven, Kingussie, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
Ruthven is the best preserved of the four infantry barracks built by the government following the 1715 Jacobite rebellion.
Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2
A good example of a broch tower with associated secondary buildings of Iron Age date.
Glasgow, G3 8RS
Built at Port Glasgow in 1896, she is one of only 5 Clydebuilt sailing ships remaining afloat in the world.
By Dunbeg, Near Oban, Argyll, PA37 1PZ
A very fine 13th century castle, built on a rock. Nearby are the ruins of a chapel with beautiful architectural detailing.
This lighthouse to the north of Stornoway was built in 1900. In 1956 the royal family, on holiday on the Royal Yacht...
Stirling, FK8 1EJ
The grandest of all Scottish castles, both in its situation and in its architecture. Magnificent Renaissance Palace,...
|1||Fort Charlotte (HS)||Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN|
|2||Nelson Monument||Edinburgh, EH7 5AA|
|3||Greenknowe Tower (HS)||Gordon, Berwickshire, TD3 6|
|4||Noltland Castle (HS)||Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17|
|5||Castle of Old Wick (HS)||Wick, Caithness, KW1 5|
|6||Pollok House and Country Park (NTS)||Glasgow, G43 1AT|
|7||MacLellan's Castle (HS)||Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JD|
|8||Kinnaird Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|9||Ruthven Barracks (HS)||Ruthven, Kingussie, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK|
|10||Clickimin Broch (HS)||Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2|
|11||The Tall Ship at Riverside||Glasgow, G3 8RS|
|12||Dunstaffnage Castle (HS)||By Dunbeg, Near Oban, Argyll, PA37 1PZ|
|13||Tiumpan Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|14||Stirling Castle (HS)||Stirling, FK8 1EJ|
|15||Burns Monument||Edinburgh, Scotland, UK|
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