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Inveraray Jail & County Court

Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX

Scotland's preserved 19th century county courthouse and prison, with costumed guides & free audio guides in 6 languages.

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Culross Palace (NTS)

Culross, Fife, KY12 8JH

This delightful small royal burgh on the north shore of the Forth provides a striking introduction to Scottish domestic…

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Torhouse Stone Circle (HS)

Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK

A Bronze-Age stone circle consisting of 19 boulders.

Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

Bridge of Dye

Aberdeenshire, AB31

Built in 1680 this is one of the oldest bridges in the north-east. Tolls were once levied for its upkeep.

Ruthwell Cross (HS)

Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK

This Anglian cross, sculptured in high relief, dates from the end of the 7th century AD.

Tomb of the Eagles

Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW

Outstanding 5,000 year old burial cairn, named after the Sea Eagles whose talons were found buried alongside human skeletons.

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Finlaggan

Ballygrant, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA45 7QL

Finlaggan, the ancient seat of the Lords of the Isles, is an island settlement in the beautiful secluded Loch Finlaggan…

Innerpeffray Chapel (HS)

Innerpeffray, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

Find traces of the pre-Reformation worship and a painted celestial ceiling in this beautiful, rural church.

Lochranza Castle (HS)

Lochranza, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HH

A fine tower house, a 16th century redevelopment of a late 13th century hall house.

Click Mill, Dounby (HS)

Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2JB

The last surviving horizontal water mill in Orkney, of type well represented in Shetland and Lewis.

Cruachan Visitor Centre

Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AN

Visit the world's first reversible pumped storage scheme. Free exhibition explains about construction and operation.

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American Monument

Mull of Oa, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AU

The memorial to the 550 American servicemen who lost their lives near here in 1918.

Ness of Burgi Fort (HS)

Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK

A defensive stone-built blockhouse, probably of Iron-Age date, with some features resembling a broch.

Cape Wrath Lighthouse

Nr Durness, Scotland, UK

On Scotland’s most north westerly tip the light house, built in 1828, can be reached by a short ferry crossing and...

1 Inveraray Jail & County Court Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX
2 Culross Palace (NTS) Culross, Fife, KY12 8JH 3 stars
3 Torhouse Stone Circle (HS) Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
4 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
5 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
6 Ruthwell Cross (HS) Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
7 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
8 Finlaggan Ballygrant, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA45 7QL
9 Innerpeffray Chapel (HS) Innerpeffray, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
10 Lochranza Castle (HS) Lochranza, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HH
11 Click Mill, Dounby (HS) Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2JB
12 Cruachan Visitor Centre Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AN 5 stars
13 American Monument Mull of Oa, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AU
14 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK
15 Cape Wrath Lighthouse Nr Durness, Scotland, UK

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