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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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • Dunfallandy Cross Slab (HS)
    Dunfallandy Cross Slab (HS)

    Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16

    An exceptionally well-preserved Pictish cross-slab with ornate decoration including human figures, Pictish symbols…

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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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    J M Barrie's Birthplace (NTS)
    J M Barrie's Birthplace (NTS)

    Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4BX

    The creator of the eternal magic of 'Peter Pan' - J M Barrie - was born here in 1860.

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    Barry Mill (NTS)
    Barry Mill (NTS)

    Barry, Carnoustie, Angus, DD7 7RJ

    The last water-powered meal mill to work in Angus, once producing oatmeal and animal feed. There are regular milling…

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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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  • Tealing Dovecote (HS)
    Tealing Dovecote (HS)

    Tealing, Dundee, DD4

    An elegant dovecot of the late 16th century standing in a modern farmyard.

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  • House of Dun and Garden (NTS)
    House of Dun and Garden (NTS)

    Montrose, Angus, DD10 9LQ

    A beautiful Georgian house overlooking the Montrose Basin, with a collection of family portraits, furniture and porcelain…

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    Huntingtower Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    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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    Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs (HS)

    Fowlis Wester, By Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3NL

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

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  • Lochleven Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    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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    Edzell Castle and Garden (HS)
    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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    1 Claypotts Castle (HS) Dundee, DD5 3JY
    2 Carlungie Souterrain (HS) Mains of Ardestie, Dundee, DD5
    3 Blair Castle Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL 5 stars
    4 Brown and White Caterthuns (HS) Brechin, Angus, Scotland, UK
    5 Dunfallandy Cross Slab (HS) Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16
    6 Discovery Point/RRS Discovery Dundee, DD1 4XA 5 stars
    7 J M Barrie's Birthplace (NTS) Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4BX 3 stars
    8 Barry Mill (NTS) Barry, Carnoustie, Angus, DD7 7RJ 3 stars
    9 Bell Rock Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    10 Tealing Dovecote (HS) Tealing, Dundee, DD4
    11 House of Dun and Garden (NTS) Montrose, Angus, DD10 9LQ 4 stars
    12 Huntingtower Castle (HS) Huntingtowerfield, Perth, PH1 3JL 4 stars
    13 Fowlis Wester Cross Slabs (HS) Fowlis Wester, By Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3NL
    14 Lochleven Castle (HS) Kinross, Perthshire, KY13 8UF 4 stars
    15 Edzell Castle and Garden (HS) Edzell, By Brechin, Angus, DD9 7UE 4 stars

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