Attractions in Scotland
Castles & Historic Monuments
West Kilbride, Ayrshire
In the fifteenth century Law Castle was constructed as a wedding gift for Princess Mary, the eldest daughter of James II of Scotland upon her marriage to Thomas Boyd the Earl of Arran. Having fallen into a state of disrepair, the Grade A listed bu...
GIANT MACASKILL MUSEUM & COLBOST CROFT MUSEUM
Tigh na Bruaich, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WA
Exhibition with model of tallest 'true' giant he was 7ft 9in in height Angus MacAskill & stories of his feats of strength. Translations in several languages available. The Colbost Croft Museum is an old black house showing how people lived ...
THE SAVINGS BANKS MUSEUM
Ruthwell, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 4NN
The museum, in an 18th century building, charts the history of the savings bank movement and the role played by the Rev Henry Duncan DD - Minister, Author, Antiquarian, Geologist, Publisher, Philanthropist, Artist and Businessman. The museum is...
23 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1BP
Established in 1977 as Edinburgh’s specialist photographic centre, STILLS is now recognised as one of Scotland’s leading centres for research, production and exhibition of contemporary art inspired by existing and emerging technologies.
Stately Homes & Gardens
CLUNY HOUSE GARDENS
Cluny House, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JT
Exciting wild woodland Garden growing Himalayan and North American plants. Delightful in spring and glorious in autumn. A treasure not to be missed and an excellent place to view red squirrels.
BLAIRS MUSEUM & ST. MARY'S CHAPEL
Deeside Road, Blairs, Aberdeen, AB12 5YQ
You can come face to face with over 500 years of Religious History at the Blairs Museum. The museum is set in part of the former Blairs College on the picturesque Royal Deeside. The Blairs Museum has a remarkable collection of embroidered vestments.
GRAMPIAN TRANSPORT MUSEUM
Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8AE
Award winning museum of the land transport of North East Scotland. Over 100 road vehicle exhibits many working. Travellers Rest tea shop is open daily in July and August, otherwise every Sunday. Outdoor events programme. Children's pla...
KILDRUMMY CASTLE GARDENS
Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA
The gardens were designed c1904 by Messrs Backhouse under the direction of David Peary. It is made up of several large pools and magnificent rockwork, dominated by the ruins of Kildrummy Castle. Tea room serving light refreshments.
GLENESK FOLK MUSEUM
The Retreat, Tarfside, Glenesk, Angus, DD9 7YT
A community owned and charitable company. Showing a collection of local exhibits portraying a way of life, though gone not forgotten, plus tearoom and gift shop. Genealogical archives, community room and business and conference offices.
Castles & Historic Monuments
Nairn, Scotland, IV12 5RD
Historic Houses Association. The central tower of the castle, set amongst beautiful Highland scenery, is a 14th century keep. 17th century wings have been added. Cawdor is the title promised by Shakespeare's witches to Macbeth, and legend makes...