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Historic Attractions in Scotland

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Kilchurn Castle (HS)

Near Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AF

Beneath towering mountains at the top of Loch Awe is one of the most picturesque castles in Scotland.

Baluachraig Rock Carvings

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

A small group of easily accessible cup and ring marked rocks.

Inveraray Jail & County Court

Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX

Scotland's preserved 19th century county courthouse and prison, with costumed guides & free audio guides in 6 languages.

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General Register House

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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

Noltland Castle (HS)

Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17

A fine, ruined Z-plan tower, built between 1560 and 1573 but never completed. Remarkable for its large number of gun loops.

Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS)

Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A mound covering a stone burial chamber divided by slabs into five compartments. Of Neolithic date. Access to chamber.

St Giles Cathedral

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE

For about a thousand years St Giles has been Edinburgh’s principal church, and more recently Scotland’s national church.

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Drumcoltran Tower (HS)

Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK

A well-preserved tower from the mid-1500s that now sits in a busy farmland.

Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

An oval cairn with concentric walls enclosing a Neolithic chambered tomb.

Kinkell Bridge

Strathearn, Scotland, UK

Temple Wood Stone Circles

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

An extraordinary site, with two stone circles and burial cists, it may have been used for over 2000 years.

Edin's Hall Broch (HS)

Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland, UK

One of the few Iron Age brochs in lowland Scotland, sitting in a fort defended by ramparts and ditches.

Antonine Wall - Seabegs Wood (HS)

Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Scotland, UK

A well preserved section of the Roman wall and ditch that once divided the tribal north from the Roman south, can be seen…

Whithorn Priory (HS)

Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

Where some of Scotland's earliest Christians worshipped about 1,500 years ago.

Ballindalloch Castle

Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX

Ballindalloch is situated in majestic hills surrounded by the rivers Spey and Avon. A much loved family home lived in...

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1 Kilchurn Castle (HS) Near Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AF
2 Baluachraig Rock Carvings Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
3 Inveraray Jail & County Court Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX
4 General Register House Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
5 Noltland Castle (HS) Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
6 Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK
7 St Giles Cathedral Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE
8 Drumcoltran Tower (HS) Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK
9 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
10 Kinkell Bridge Strathearn, Scotland, UK
11 Temple Wood Stone Circles Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
12 Edin's Hall Broch (HS) Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland, UK
13 Antonine Wall - Seabegs Wood (HS) Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Scotland, UK
14 Whithorn Priory (HS) Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
15 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars

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