Historic Attractions in Scotland
Melrose, Borders, TD6 9LG
At one time probably the richest abbey in Scotland. Burial place of the heart of Robert the Bruce.
Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD
11th century castle with fine Painted ceilings dating 1592 and 1597. Unique baby’s four poster bed, displays of dolls...
Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
This is one of the earliest stone castles to survive in Scotland, built in about 1145.
Though a lighthouse was built on Inchkeith as early as 1804, the island’s strategic position in the centre of the Firth...
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A good example of an Orkney earth house or underground storage vault. Dates from around 400BC. Access by ladder.
Lit in 1929, this was the last manned lighthouse designed by a Stevenson for the Northern Lighthouse Board. It was built of...
Lagg, Isle of Arran, KA27
One of the most famous Neolithic long cairns of south-west Scotland.
Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD
This beautifully restored mill with its overshot wheel, is in full working order. There are regular guided tours of the…
Cumnock, KA18 2NJ
Dumfries House is one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes and best kept heritage secrets.
Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7PE
Perhaps the most splendid of Scotland's abbeys, Dunfermline, was founded by David I. The abbey church, built by English…
This is the best preserved section of the wall that, for about 20 years from 140 AD, divided the Roman south from the…
Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0SL
Aberdour is a wonderful example of how a medieval castle could be extended and modified over several centuries.
Brechin, Angus, DD9 6HD
The tower, one of only two in Scotland, dates from the 11th century and was part of an early monastery. The cathedral fell…
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
The first purpose built record repository in Britain, it was designed in the late 18th century by Robert Adam and eventually...
|1||Melrose Abbey (HS)||Melrose, Borders, TD6 9LG|
|2||Delgatie Castle||Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD|
|3||Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)||Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2|
|4||Inchkeith Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|5||Rennibister Earth House (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|6||Eshaness Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|7||Carn Ban (HS)||Lagg, Isle of Arran, KA27|
|8||Quendale Watermill||Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD|
|9||Dumfries House||Cumnock, KA18 2NJ|
|10||Dunfermline Palace and Abbey (HS)||Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7PE|
|11||Antonine Wall - Rough Castle (HS)||Bonnybridge, FK4|
|12||Aberdour Castle and Garden (HS)||Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0SL|
|13||Brechin Cathedral Round Tower (HS)||Brechin, Angus, DD9 6HD|
|14||General Register House||Edinburgh, Scotland, UK|
|15||Huntly Castle (HS)||Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH|
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