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Hospitalfield Arts

Arbroath, Angus, DD11 2NH

The extraordinary architecture, vivid Victorian collections and exceptional early arts and crafts interiors of the house…

Brechin Cathedral Round Tower (HS)

Brechin, Angus, DD9 6HD

The tower, one of only two in Scotland, dates from the 11th century and was part of an early monastery.

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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Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs (HS)

Fowlis Wester, By Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3NL

A tall cross-slab with Pictish symbols, figural scenes and ornate decoration.

Brown and White Caterthuns (HS)

Brechin, Angus, Scotland, UK

The White Caterthun has a massive stone walled enclosure. The Brown Caterthun is defended by several encircling ramparts.

Stanley Hill

Dunkeld, Scotland, UK

Aberlemno Sculptured Stone (HS)

Forfar, Tayside, Scotland, UK

A magnificent cross-slab in the church-yard, with interlaced decoration, Pictish symbols and figure sculpture.

Lochleven Castle (HS)

Kinross, Perthshire, KY13 8UF

A 16th century tower on an island in Loch Leven. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned here for almost a year in 1567.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Carlungie Souterrain (HS)

Mains of Ardestie, Dundee, Scotland, UK

This large earth house, was discovered in 1949.

Edzell Castle and Garden (HS)

Edzell, By Brechin, Angus, DD9 7UE

A late medieval tower house and beautiful walled garden laid out in 1604. The carved decoration of the garden wall…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Huntingtower Castle (HS)

Huntingtowerfield, Perth, PH1 3JL

Two complete 16th century towers, linked by a 17th century range. There are splendid painted ceilings.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Glamis Castle

Glamis, Angus, DD8 1RJ

Ancestral Seat to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne since 1372 and childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars

HMS Unicorn

South Victoria Dock Road, Dundee, DD1 3BP

HMS Unicorn is a preserved historic ship and visitor attraction in Dundee.

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Killiecrankie Visitor Centre (NTS)

by Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5LG

Beautiful wooded gorge near the site of the Battle of Killiecrankie, 1689. Visitor centre with delightful walks.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Eassie Cross Slab (HS)

by Glamis, Angus, DD8

An elaborately sculptured Pictish cross-slab.

1 Hospitalfield Arts Arbroath, Angus, DD11 2NH
2 Brechin Cathedral Round Tower (HS) Brechin, Angus, DD9 6HD
3 Aberfeldy Watermill Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2BG
4 Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs (HS) Fowlis Wester, By Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3NL
5 Brown and White Caterthuns (HS) Brechin, Angus, Scotland, UK
6 Stanley Hill Dunkeld, Scotland, UK
7 Aberlemno Sculptured Stone (HS) Forfar, Tayside, Scotland, UK
8 Lochleven Castle (HS) Kinross, Perthshire, KY13 8UF 4 stars
9 Carlungie Souterrain (HS) Mains of Ardestie, Dundee, Scotland, UK
10 Edzell Castle and Garden (HS) Edzell, By Brechin, Angus, DD9 7UE 4 stars
11 Huntingtower Castle (HS) Huntingtowerfield, Perth, PH1 3JL 4 stars
12 Glamis Castle Glamis, Angus, DD8 1RJ 5 stars
13 HMS Unicorn South Victoria Dock Road, Dundee, DD1 3BP
14 Killiecrankie Visitor Centre (NTS) by Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5LG 3 stars
15 Eassie Cross Slab (HS) by Glamis, Angus, DD8

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