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Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle

Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK

Kisimul Castle (HS)

Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD

This impressive island stronghold of the MacNeils dates from the early 15th Century. It withstood several seiges during...

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St Abbs Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Lit in 1862, the lighthouse marks the southern entrance to the Firth of Forth. The lighthouse was built below the highest...

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WF

Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without enjoying the wealth of history and legends at 5* Dunvegan Castle…

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American Monument

Mull of Oa, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AU

The memorial to the 550 American servicemen who lost their lives near here in 1918.

Maes Howe (HS)

Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA

One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.

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Scalloway Castle (HS)

Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR

A mansion built in 1600 by Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, who was notorious for his cruelty.

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Chanonry Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Completed in 1846 it marks the narrows between Chanonry Point and Fort George on the approaches to Inverness Harbour and the...

Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS)

Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old.

Brough of Birsay (HS)

Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2NH

On this island, easily accessible at low tide, there was once a major Pictish and Viking settlement.

Provand's Lordship

Glasgow, G4 0RB

Provand's Lordship is the oldest house in Glasgow, set in the heart of the most ancient part of the city.

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Mount Stuart House and Gardens

Isle of Bute, Argyll & Bute, PA20 9LR

One of Britains most spectacular Victorian Gothic houses, with 300 acres of landscaped gardens. Viewing of the house is…

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Dun Carloway Broch (HS)

Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DY

Stand within the towering drystone walls of one of the best-preserved broch towers in Scotland.

Cat Craig Lime Kilns

by Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42

These impressive lime kilns were built in the mid 19th century. The limestone was quarried nearby and coal to fire the kilns...

Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)

by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

Three groups of well-defined cup-and-ring marks on bedrock, probably carved in the Bronze Age.

1 Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK
2 Kisimul Castle (HS) Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD
3 St Abbs Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
4 Dunvegan Castle & Gardens Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WF 5 stars
5 American Monument Mull of Oa, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AU
6 Maes Howe (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA 4 stars
7 Scalloway Castle (HS) Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR
8 Chanonry Lighthouse Scotland, UK
9 Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS) Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
10 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2NH
11 Provand's Lordship Glasgow, G4 0RB 3 stars
12 Mount Stuart House and Gardens Isle of Bute, Argyll & Bute, PA20 9LR 4 stars
13 Dun Carloway Broch (HS) Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DY
14 Cat Craig Lime Kilns by Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42
15 Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS) by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

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