ID No. 390

The stones were erected about 4,000 to 5,000 years ago likely for ceremonial use. It is about 3m high. The stones are part of an extensive prehistoric landscape. The standing stones are a small Neolithic or Bronze age stone. Feel history through the stones. Read More

ID No. 389

This is a lovely little castle which has free entry. The view from the top is stunning. The castle is a compact rectangular 15th century tower of three storeys. Great piece of history. Free parking.  Read More

ID No. 388

The castle was built in the later1400s as the fortified residence and this is a fine example of Scottish tower house castle. The tower’s wall is 2.5m thick and it’s clearly built with defence in mind.  Beautiful castle situated on a hill with great views which you can see from the top. The garden beside the ticket office was a lovely place to enjoy a picnic and watch the wildlife.  Read More

ID No. 387

A large sheltered sandy beach, with a coastal footpath, near a famous garden. There is a parking onsite.  Read More

ID No. 386

Beautiful castle with amazing views. The castle was built in 1369. It is surrounded by water. Enjoy the short boat trip across the river to reach the island fortress. Enjoy and get up close to the artillery fortification. Huge historical interest and plenty of information about it. This castle is one of the most historic castles in Scotland with connections to the wars of independence.  Wonderfully atmospheric place, where it is easy to imagine what life was like 700 hundred years ago.   Read More

ID No. 385

Ruined castle in a beautiful location. An interesting ruin on the edge of a Loch. The few remaining walls are very impressive and there are some good information boards around explaining the history of the site. It was built in the  1160’s. The castle was captured by Edward I. Beautiful scenery and loads of information boards. Great place full of history.   Read More

ID No. 384

Scenic walk down from a small car park through a wooded valley until you reach a pebble beach. It is about a mile from the carpark, which is at the end of a single track road. Once you get to the shore its amazing. Great scenery. The cave itself is a small one and is covered with memorials and little crosses. A lovely walk down to the cave then Along the cobble beach, really worth a visit to see this ancient monument.  Read More

ID No. 383

Hidden away on the high street is an absolute gem of a museum. Showcasing many products and items from days gone by, as well as local history photographs and information. There is no entrance fee.  Read More

ID No. 382

The castle is named after its original owner. It was built in the 16th century. Fantastic ruins in the heart of town. Beautifully protected by Historic Scotland. You can walk inside and go back to medieval times. Lovely castle to explore.  Read More

ID No. 381

This is an unusual free-standing round tower.  The tower was constructed in the mid-15th  century. This is the only surviving circular tower house. The tower is in good condition, and can be entered, looked around, and one can even climb the narrow, spiral staircase to access views across the land from the roof floor. Nice historic place to visit it’s called a tower but more like a small castle really. No parking charges.  Read More

ID No. 380

Discover one of Scotland’s great medieval fortresses. Beautiful architecture. Quite well presented with much to see both in the castle ruins and the surroundings. The stonework is amazing. Behind the 13th century castle has a historical connection to a Gorlois. Learn all about siege warfare by paying a visit to the permanent exhibition. Stand in awe of the formidable red sandstone defensive walls. Absolutely a unique castle.  The front area is amazing for a photograph. Great castle to explore. Now very popular for filming location.  Read More

ID No. 378

A gorgeous Abbey. This is 12th century abbey. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere at this ruined medieval abbey. Fabulous place with plenty of history. Spectacular ruin in beautiful countryside. See original paint work and hear voice echo in medieval chapter house. It was home to a community of Cistercian monks for 400 years. Beautiful abbey in a lovely location. A great ruin to have a look around and imagine what it would have been like back then.  Read More

ID No. 377

This is a sandy beach and surrounded by rock.  It is a part of a national scenic area and there are plenty of national trust areas around the beach. Admire the natural beauty. There is some parking-a large free car park as you arrive at the top of the village.  Read More

ID No. 376

This is one of the most impressive monuments to survive from the Anglo-Saxon period. It has been described as the most important sculptural survival of Anglo Saxon Britain. The visitors book is full of names from all over the world. Absolutely worth visiting. This is free to visit.  Read More

ID No. 375

A really interesting museum, step back in time to when cash was king. A birthplace of financial history. The eighteenth-century building houses a collection of early home savings boxes, coins and bank notes from many parts of the world. Wonderful little museum which ticks the right boxes by making the most of the limited space and still getting across the vital history.  Read More

ID No. 374

A wide sandy beach. Its stunning views. The beach was used as a trading port with ships onloading their goods here. No longer a large trading port today the beach is especially popular with visitors who come to view the stunning sights. Read More

ID No. 373

A long white sandy beach. But golden sands are exposed when at low tide. Stunning views. Parking is at the reserves visitor centre.   Read More

ID No. 372

An intimate sandy beach with an interesting natural stone arch. The most attractive stretch of shore has a series of sandy coves. Beach has both sandy and shell areas with great rocks for climbing. There is a car park right beside the beach which offers easy access.  Read More

ID No. 371

This beach is perfect for those who want to enjoy the local wildlife, there are plenty of birds that can be spotted and rockpools. Beautiful clean beach with loads flat sands to walk along. Parking just on the road side Read More

ID No. 370

This is  very large sandy beach. It is great for sunbathing, picnics and swimming. Beautiful beach with golden sands. The coastal path leads you up to a lovely view. Tide goes out a long way but comes in quickly. Lovely quiet beach. Good walk end to end. Lovely views and lots of bird life. Parking £3 a day.  Read More

ID No. 369

Beautiful detached cottage situated in the coastal area of Scotland. This is ideal for families looking for a relaxing seaside break. For details visit the website or call Read More

ID No. 368

This free museum is small but full of marvellous surprises, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of history of surrounding area.  A fascinating journey through time takes visitor from the prehistoric period up to the era of nuclear fission. Discover a 4000-year-old Bronze Age burial urn, mummified baby crocodiles and the 110-year-old piece of chocolate.  Read More

ID No. 367

With a fascinating history over 1,000 years, 10 magnificent gardens and an estate located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Beautiful castle in a stunning countryside. The castle and its grounds are stunning. It is an interesting place to see, filled with lots of historic characters and artefacts. It is surrounded by amazing and beautiful gardens with old trees and artisan fountains and lakes; the views are stunning. It has the largest public collection of rare-breed pheasants in the world. This castle remains the only private castle in England to have a queen buried within the grounds, who lived and died in the castle.   Read More

ID No. 366

One of the most historic and scenically beautiful castles in Scotland. The castle was built about 1200. The castle was a fortress and a state prison during its 450 years history. The display inside is excellent and the castle is picturesque, but the real fun here is that you can go down a mine dug in the mid-16th century as part of the siege efforts against the castle. The castle has lots of areas to explore, tunnels and ruins. The views of the coast are spectacular from here.  Read More

ID No. 365

The Park has a varied landscape of mountains woods and heathland. Beautiful Park with an incredible amount of hiking opportunities.  Great outdoor fun with beautiful views and wildlife. The Park has many areas for tourists to visit. The mountains often have small area of snow all year round. There are paths on some of the mountains and up the major valleys. If you’re a nature lover, then this is a great place to spend a few days. Stunning scenery, abundance of wildlife and plenty of adventures. A great place to go for a day out, especially if you're into photography or art.  Read More

ID No. 364

Beautiful castle. Amazing grounds and gardens. The castle has had a diverse history over 700 years. Stunning gardens which can be explored at a leisurely pace before or after you explore the castle which has existed in some form since 1269. This are many paintings, weapons, and other artifacts from hundreds of years of use. The weapon display includes shields and muskets which were used at the battle of Culloden. Great views of the mountains and nice little wooded areas with deer.  Read More

ID No. 363

his is the place where Queen Margaret's came to the cave for pray. It's obviously a very ancient shrine. It has been a place of pilgrimage for centuries. The story behind it is interesting and worth a visit. This is 900 years history.  It is absolutely free to enter.   Read More

ID No. 362

This is very special place. Lots of history in these ruins. Well over a 1000 years history in and around the Abbey and palace. Ancient architecture all around. Several movies had filmed here, and the history is fascinating. Lots of opportunities for great photos amongst the dramatic walls and windows of both buildings.  The Abbey is beautiful.  Explore the burial place of King who secured Scotland’s independence after the battle of Bannockburn in 1314. Many Scottish Royalty were buried here at one time. The stained glass, pipe organ, woodwork is breath-taking. There is a lot to see with the ruinous palace and inside the abbey.    Read More

ID No. 361

This is a great distillery tour. Interesting tour and walked through the whole process from start to finish. The tour is very thorough, and you get to see every step of the whisky making process up close. At the end of the tour, you get to sample a few of the different spirits they offer, and you get the opportunity to bottle your own vintage whiskey   Read More

ID No. 360

This is historical sites. Very interesting place requires a couple of hours to actually take in all it has to offer. There are 45-minute guided tours round the combat field. There is no romanticism of the final battle on the moor, where so many clansmen lost their lives. Discover the true story, in less than an hour, around 1,600 men were slain. This is the place where the history of Scotland was decided. A well laid out walk through the timeline and background of this tragic event. There are museum aides who will answer questions and they put on participatory demonstrations to clarify the history. This place is amazing. It's a great tribute to the men who gave their lives. Excellent visitor centre which tells the story leading up to the last battle on the UK mainland.  Read More

ID No. 359

Enjoy a museum and open-air visitor attraction. This is superb museum to see what life was like for the people from the 1700s up until the 1960s. This is an extensive folk museum set out in a large area. The authentic buildings which have been re-created house a wide variety of original artefacts. It’s incredible that this place is opened to public for free.   Read More

ID No. 358

Great place to visit with stunning views of the surrounding landscape.  Great ruins in a lovely area. It was built in 1700s. Impressive landmark that can be seen for miles. Historic building set in fantastic location. Great place to take the kids if you’re into a bit of Scottish history. Wonderful views of the surrounding area. The area is just as interesting as the ruins as the history goes back much further than the actual structures. Really interesting ruins of former barracks, there are interpretive panels that explain the layout and purpose of things. Discover the history of barracks. Entrance is free. Read More

ID No. 357

This is a prehistoric burial site This landscape was an important place for ritual and burial activities in the Bronze Age. Wonderful site great history inspired the stones from outlander. Over 4000 years ago these stones were placed here. A mysterious and ancient place steeped in history and good energy. Whether you're a history buff or a spiritual person, or even just looking for a peaceful place to explore and rest in, this is the perfect location. Read More

ID No. 356

It's a beautiful area to visit, the views are stunning, breath-taking. Picturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea. This is sea cliff and stunning waterfalls. Amazing to see all that water splashing into the sea. The cliff side on either side is spectacular. The scenery and the views here are really breath-taking. Beautiful spot with ample parking.  Read More

ID No. 355

his is a large castle and mansion, stands on a pretty spot to the island and have been continuously occupied by the same family for 800 years. There's a great chance to see the seals relaxing around the castle. The gardens are beautiful. The whole building is full of paintings and historical artefacts, and swords from different periods, and a couple pieces of armour. And surrounding the castle is a beautiful and well-maintained garden. The garden is quite expansive with a large collection of unique flowers from around the world. The gardens are laid out over multiple elevations with some bridges and great views. The castle and gardens are perfect venue to celebrate your events.   Read More

ID No. 354

This is wonderful railway bridge. Historic architecture. It's an awesome spot. Built in 1890. And it is one of the most scenic railway journeys in Britain. The steam train passes over the bridge. Great place to visit with nice surroundings. Usually always people around. Absolutely a must visit. There is a parking lot nearby. There's also a lovely old church nearby steeped in history and commemorates fallen soldiers and their families.  Read More

ID No. 353

The castle was founded in the 13th century. The castle and the views are simply extraordinary. It is one of the most visited and important attractions in the Scottish. Picturesque castle that is located in a lovely island and surrounded by some awesome scenery and connected to the land with a very old cute bridge. A beautiful place with a nice loch background. You can explore the castle and walk around.  Read More

ID No. 352

An incredible palace filled with history. The palace was one of the principal residences of the monarchs of Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries. Stunning example of Scottish History. A beautiful ruin of a once magnificent Palace. Stunning views if you climb to the top of the palace. From the outside it is a magnificent structure.  Read More

ID No. 351

This is one of the most complete medieval castles in Scotland. Built in the 1400's. It holds a very interesting history of Scotland. Lovely castle, has a wonderfully rich history.  There is a nice walk around the castle and places for a picnic. There are a lovely two rivers by the castle.    Read More

ID No. 350

This is one of oldest Scotland’s distillery. Tours of distillery dating from 1775. The distillery is very nice. It’s good to see a small distillery where you can understand the process. The brewing process is still very much manual here which adds a more personal and unique element to it compared to other distilleries. Good place to taste some great whiskeys.  Read More

ID No. 349

A great castle with a fantastic history. Very popular Scottish visitor attraction. The castle has been standing 1400 century. Fantastic place to visit. Beautiful castle with some very interesting rooms and armoury. The displays at the castle are very informative about artifacts. Displays of weapons on the walls are impressive. Incredible history and legacy. There is a nice formal garden and a chance to walk through the woods and down to the Loch.  Read More

ID No. 348

This parked is packed with interesting corners for you to explore. The Park covered many contrasting landscapes reaching from low land to high land. This is most scenic area in Scotland. The Park area is home to red deer and oak woodlands. Discover centuries of history and a beautiful landscape. There is a big lake inside the park. The largest body of fresh water in Britain with phenomenal scenery. Stunning lake with mountains overlooking for great views. Boat tours are available to go on the lake.  Read More

ID No. 347

Amazing castle with some enthralling history. Great place to visit if you're interested in Scottish history. Explore the 14th century castle.  It has been used as great Royal residence and a powerful stronghold.  A place with great history. Beautiful architecture, interesting displays.  Gardens are stunning and the views are amazing. There is a lot more to do, see and learn. Explore about a vital part of the Scottish history through the lives of men & women who played important roles in the life of the castle. Read More

ID No. 346

This is beautiful mountain in Britain. Amazing Natural beauty, views and mountain track. Great hike to the top of the mountain. If you follow the path, it's not that hard to get to the top. Stunning hike with amazing panoramic views at the top. Perfect place to start your mountain climbing experience. There is a cable car ride which takes people to the restaurant and a souvenir on top at the top of the mountain. The views are breath-taking. It might take you a whole day.  Read More

ID No. 345

It stretches for 80 miles from coast to coast. It’s a fantastic natural route through the highlands, with exceptional scenery and gorgeous forests. You can walk, cycle and canoe or drive. An unforgettable experience.  Read More

ID No. 344

Absolutely awesome adventure company. This is one of the most established outdoor providers offering 12 water and land activities available as full or half day trips. The centre will provide you with all the kit you need plus a thorough safety briefing. Enjoy professional trip with great guide especially Jumping off cliffs, tubing down the river, quad biking and much more.  Read More

ID No. 343

Rent a motorcycle in Glasgow, Scotland. You’re on holiday, ready to cruise along the coast and twist through the stunning Scottish country roads. You’re travelling on business or pleasure and want to inject a little excitement into your trip. It’s easy to book a rental. Call them and they can arrange your booking over the phone, or you can book online or email them. Read More

ID No. 342

 Really informative little museum about the UK's oldest police force. Lots of stories and memorabilia on display to learn from. Many rarely seen photographs and illustrations enhance the text displays bringing the stories to life. It is a free museum. Read More

ID No. 114

Home is the Hero. Scotland’s finest. He loved his land. He died for it. Rightful and deserving Hero of the Scots. The Hall of Arms offers up tales of immense courage and strength, especially against the army of King Edward I. How did it all happen? Why such a hero? And after that victory? What came next? Here is the armour. Here are the weapons. Here evidence of the tactics and the strategies. Tales of the battles. The twirling stairs lead the visitor to the Royal Chamber. And the monument. And the Crown. Here one can appreciate how the great nation of the Scots came into being and grew and achieved its destiny. Some of the most stunningly beautiful landscapes on earth, viewed from on high. And from here can be seen the fields of war and the plains. This was once the beating heart of Scotland.  Read More

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