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Historic Attractions in Scotland

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Fort George (HS)

Ardersier, By Inverness, IV2 7TD

The most outstanding artillery fortification in Europe, Fort George was built following the 1745 Jacobite rebellion.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Gearrannan Black House Village

Carloway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AL

This restored blackhouse village includes a museum, cafe, gift shop, and live interpretation. Enjoy the wonderful scenery.

Hackness Martello Tower (HS)

Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ

The tower, one of only three Martello Towers in Scotland, was built in 1815 to protect the Longhope anchorage.

Georgian House (NTS)

Edinburgh, EH2 4DR

The Georgian House is part of Robert Adam's masterpiece of urban design, Charlotte Square. It dates from 1796.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Hill House (NTS)

Helensburgh, G84 9AJ

This is considered to be the finest house designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and demonstrates his approach to complete…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

National Wallace Monument

Hillfoots Road, Causewayhead, Stirling, FK9 5LF

Extraordinary Victorian gothic tower built to commemorate William Wallace.

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Waverley Station

Edinburgh, EH1 1BB

The largest mainline station outside London, Waverley was created in 1858.

Hugh Miller's Cottage (NTS)

Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8XA

Into a life tragically cut short at the age of 54, Hugh Miller packed careers as a stonemason, bank accountant, geologist…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars

Udny Mort House

Udny Green, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41

This extraordinary building was built in 1832 to thwart the resurrectionists. Coffins were left inside the building until...

General Register House

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

The first purpose built record repository in Britain, it was designed in the late 18th century.

New Lanark Visitor Centre

New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB

This cotton mill village was founded in 1786 and became famous as the site of Robert Owen's model community.

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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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Kinneil House (HS)

Falkirk, EH51 0PR

Almost 2,000 years of history can be found in the landscaped grounds of this historic 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.

Bonar Bridge

Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK

1 Fort George (HS) Ardersier, By Inverness, IV2 7TD 4 stars
2 Gearrannan Black House Village Carloway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AL
3 Hackness Martello Tower (HS) Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ
4 Georgian House (NTS) Edinburgh, EH2 4DR 4 stars
5 Hill House (NTS) Helensburgh, G84 9AJ 4 stars
6 National Wallace Monument Hillfoots Road, Causewayhead, Stirling, FK9 5LF 4 stars
7 Waverley Station Edinburgh, EH1 1BB
8 Hugh Miller's Cottage (NTS) Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8XA 5 stars
9 Udny Mort House Udny Green, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41
10 General Register House Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
11 New Lanark Visitor Centre New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB 4 stars
12 J M Barrie's Birthplace (NTS) Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4BX 3 stars
13 Kinneil House (HS) Falkirk, EH51 0PR
14 Click Mill, Dounby (HS) Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2JB
15 Bonar Bridge Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK

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