The Clachan Bridge is a simple, single-arched, hump-backed, masonry bridge spanning the Clachan Sound still in use today, and is in the care of Historic Scotland. The bridge was built Read more [...]
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Brodie Castle was the ancestral home of Clan Brodie, and has a very well preserved central keep with two 5-storey towers on opposing corners. This is really a fortified stately Read more [...]
Cawdor Castle dates from the late 14th century, built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor. An ancient medieval tower built around the legendary holly tree which visitors Read more [...]
Castle Varrich is in the far north of the Scottish Highlands, near the village of Tongue, located on a high point of rock, overlooking both the Kyle of Tongue and Read more [...]
Balmoral Castle has been the Scottish home of the Royal Family since it was purchased for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1852, having been first leased in 1848, and Read more [...]
Castle Tioram, meaning “dry castle”, is a ruined castle that sits on the tidal island of Eilean Tioram in Loch Moidart, Lochaber, Highland, Scotland. The castle can be reached on Read more [...]
Clava Cairns is a Bronze Age cemetery and the complex consists of ring cairns and standing stones. Today you can still see three cairns in a well preserved condition.
Urquhart Castle is a ruined castle that is situated on a headland overlooking Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. It remains an impressive sight despite being in ruins as it Read more [...]
Inverness Castle sits high up overlooking the River Ness in Inverness. The castle you see today is a red sandstone building built in 1836 by the architect William Burn. It Read more [...]
The former courthouse, built in 1773, now houses fascinating exhibitions about the historic town of Cromarty. Cromarty Courthouse is manned by volunteers and open between Easter to the end of Read more [...]
The remote parish of Assynt in Sutherland has a long and varied history stretching back many thousands of years. Early humans used the famous bone caves and buried their dead Read more [...]
The Castle of Mey is located on the north coast of Scotland, about 10 km (6 miles ) west of John o’ Groats. The castle was built between 1566 and Read more [...]