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Strome Castle

Stromemore, Strathcarron, IV54 8YJ

Ruined castle, dating back to 1472, situated on the shores of Loch Carron, commanding fine views westwards to Skye.

Kinnaird Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Scotland’s first mainland light house, completed in 1787, was really a 16th century castle with a light placed on top of...

Kelso Abbey (HS)

Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7JD

The west end of the great abbey church of the Tironesians, brought to Kelso in 1128 by David I.

Dunfallandy Cross Slab (HS)

Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

An exceptionally well-preserved Pictish cross-slab.

Huntly Castle (HS)

Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH

Set in a beautiful riverside setting, this fine hall house was built in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Drumcoltran Tower (HS)

Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK

A well-preserved tower from the mid-1500s that now sits in a busy farmland.

Aberfeldy Watermill

Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2BG

Award winning, the largest bookshop in rural Scotland, with cafe art gallery and next door, Homer interiors shop.

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Ballymeanoch Standing Stones

Ballymeanoch, Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

An extraordinary group of standing stones arranged in two parallel lines.

Charles II Statue

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

The oldest lead cast statue in Britain, portraying Charles II as a Roman emperor.

St Mary's Kirk (Auchindoir) (HS)

Auchindoir, By Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

One of the finest medieval parish churches in Scotland, roofless but otherwise entire.

Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS)

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ

Picturesque 16th century castle with magnificent interiors and painted ceilings, family portraits and furniture....

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Fyvie Castle (NTS)

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS

Superb castle, dating from 13th century, with rich portrait collection, an equally fine collection of arms and armour, and…

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The Lighthouse

Glasgow, G1 3NU

The Lighthouse - Scotland's Centre for Architecture and Design.

Beauly Priory (HS)

Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

The roofless church of a Valliscaulian priory, which houses the tombs of a renowned McKenzie clan chief and Fraser Lords…

Edinburgh City Chambers

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

This impressive building and piazza just off the Royal Mile was designed by John Adam as a forum to transact their business.

1 Strome Castle Stromemore, Strathcarron, IV54 8YJ
2 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Kelso Abbey (HS) Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7JD
4 Dunfallandy Cross Slab (HS) Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
5 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
6 Drumcoltran Tower (HS) Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK
7 Aberfeldy Watermill Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2BG
8 Ballymeanoch Standing Stones Ballymeanoch, Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
9 Charles II Statue Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
10 St Mary's Kirk (Auchindoir) (HS) Auchindoir, By Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
11 Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS) Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ 4 stars
12 Fyvie Castle (NTS) Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS 4 stars
13 The Lighthouse Glasgow, G1 3NU
14 Beauly Priory (HS) Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
15 Edinburgh City Chambers Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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