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The Tall Ship at Riverside

Glasgow, G3 8RS

Built at Port Glasgow in 1896, she is one of only 5 Clydebuilt sailing ships remaining afloat in the world.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Abbot House Heritage Centre

Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7NE

This distinctive historic building is now an award winning attraction telling the story of Dunfermline.

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.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

The Aluminium Story Visitor Centre

Kinlochleven, Inverness-shire, PH50 5SJ

Find out how the power of nature was harnessed in this quiet and beautiful corner of the Highlands.

Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS)

Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR

Built in 1890 this distillery is a perfectly preserved time capsule of the distiller's art.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Caledonian Canal (Fort Augustus)

Ardchattan House, Canalside, Fort Augustus, PH32 4BA

Opened in 1822 this was one of the great engineering undertakings of its day. The five locks at Fort Augustus are…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6TU

A New View! Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition Experience, 5 star Visit Scotland attraction.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars

Royal Yacht Britannia

Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

The Royal Yacht Britannia is permanently moored in Edinburgh's historic port of Leith, only 2 miles from the city centre.

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Culloden Moor Battlefield (NTS)

By Inverness, IV2 5EU

Scene of the last major battle fought on mainland Britain. The final Jacobite uprising ended here on 16 April, 1746, when…

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Wick Heritage Museum

18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY

The centre holds a rich collection of items relating to Wick and its fishing heritage.

David Livingstone Centre (NTS)

Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, G72 9BY

Scotland's most famous explorer and missionary was born here in Shuttlerow in 1813. Today the 18th-century tenement…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Discovery Point/RRS Discovery

Dundee, DD1 4XA

Step aboard and explore Captain Scott's famous ship Discovery, that took him to Antarctica in 1901.

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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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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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The Lighthouse

Glasgow, G1 3NU

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

1 The Tall Ship at Riverside Glasgow, G3 8RS 4 stars
2 Abbot House Heritage Centre Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7NE
3 Killiecrankie Visitor Centre (NTS) by Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5LG 3 stars
4 The Aluminium Story Visitor Centre Kinlochleven, Inverness-shire, PH50 5SJ
5 Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS) Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR 4 stars
6 Caledonian Canal (Fort Augustus) Ardchattan House, Canalside, Fort Augustus, PH32 4BA 3 stars
7 Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6TU 5 stars
8 Royal Yacht Britannia Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ 5 stars
9 Culloden Moor Battlefield (NTS) By Inverness, IV2 5EU 5 stars
10 Wick Heritage Museum 18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY
11 David Livingstone Centre (NTS) Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, G72 9BY 3 stars
12 Discovery Point/RRS Discovery Dundee, DD1 4XA 5 stars
13 HMS Unicorn South Victoria Dock Road, Dundee, DD1 3BP
14 Cruachan Visitor Centre Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AN 5 stars
15 The Lighthouse Glasgow, G1 3NU

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