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Aberlemno Sculptured Stone © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.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.

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  • Claypotts Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Claypotts Castle (HS)

    Dundee, DD5 3JY

    This particularly fine three storey castle was built between 1569 and 1588.

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  • Brown and White Caterthuns © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Brown and White Caterthuns (HS)

    Brechin, Angus, Scotland, UK

    Two impressive prehistoric forts occupying the summits of adjoining hills. The White Caterthun has a massive stone walled…

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  • H.M. Frigate Unicorn
    H.M. Frigate Unicorn

    South Victoria Dock Road, Dundee, DD1 3BP

    HM Frigate Unicorn is the oldest British-built warship afloat and Scotland's only example of a wooden warship.

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  • Bell Rock Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Bell Rock Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    The oldest existing rock lighthouse in the British Isles, it marks the notorious Bell or Inchcape Rock, a largely submerged...

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  • Dunkeld Cathedral © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Dunkeld Cathedral (HS)

    High Street, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

    Beautifully situated on the banks of the Tay, the 15th century nave and the tower are cared for by Historic Scotland.

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  • Blair Castle
    Blair Castle

    Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL

    Discover Blair Castle and go on a journey into the fascinating past of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl.

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    Discovery Point/RRS Discovery
    Discovery Point/RRS Discovery

    Dundee, DD1 4XA

    Step aboard and explore Captain Scott's famous ship Discovery, that took him to Antarctica in 1901. Spectacular 3-D film…

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    Lochleven Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Lochleven Castle (HS)

    Kinross, Perthshire, KY13

    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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    Abernethy Round Tower © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Abernethy Round Tower (HS)

    Abernethy, Perth, Perthshire, PH2

    One of the two round towers of Irish style surviving in Scotland, dating from the end of the 11th century. Pictish symbol…

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  • Arbroath Abbey © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Arbroath Abbey (HS)

    Arbroath, Angus, DD11 1EG

    The substantial ruins of a monastery founded in 1178. Scene of signing of the Declaration of Arbroath of 1320 asserting…

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    Eassie Cross Slab © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Eassie Cross Slab (HS)

    by Glamis, Angus, DD8

    An elaborately sculptured Pictish cross-slab.

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  • Tealing Souterrain © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Tealing Souterrain (HS)

    Tealing, Dundee, DD4

    Once covered with stone slabs this earth house, was discovered in 1871. Among the finds were quern stones and pieces…

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  • Broughty Castle Museum (HS)
    Broughty Castle Museum (HS)

    Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF

    Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, it has faced many sieges and…

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    Carlungie Souterrain © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Carlungie Souterrain (HS)

    Mains of Ardestie, Dundee, DD5

    This large earth house, was discovered in 1949. There were no traces of the roof, which was possibly made of timber. To...

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  • 1 Aberlemno Sculptured Stone (HS) Forfar, Tayside, Scotland, UK
    2 Claypotts Castle (HS) Dundee, DD5 3JY
    3 Brown and White Caterthuns (HS) Brechin, Angus, Scotland, UK
    4 H.M. Frigate Unicorn South Victoria Dock Road, Dundee, DD1 3BP
    5 Bell Rock Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    6 Dunkeld Cathedral (HS) High Street, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
    7 Blair Castle Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL 5 stars
    8 Discovery Point/RRS Discovery Dundee, DD1 4XA 5 stars
    9 Lochleven Castle (HS) Kinross, Perthshire, KY13 4 stars
    10 Abernethy Round Tower (HS) Abernethy, Perth, Perthshire, PH2
    11 Arbroath Abbey (HS) Arbroath, Angus, DD11 1EG 4 stars
    12 Eassie Cross Slab (HS) by Glamis, Angus, DD8
    13 Tealing Souterrain (HS) Tealing, Dundee, DD4
    14 Broughty Castle Museum (HS) Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF 3 stars
    15 Carlungie Souterrain (HS) Mains of Ardestie, Dundee, DD5

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