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A view of the grand entrance to Newhailes House, with two pink flowering blossom trees either side of the main building. A gravel drive sweeps up to the entrance staircase.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Newhailes House and Gardens

Country House and Estate | C17th | Musselburgh | EH21 6RY 17th-century Palladian villa with rococo interior detailing. Highlights include an…

A view of a grand drawing room, dressed in the Georgian style. The carpet is a blue pattern. A long sofa stands against the wall, as do individual chairs. A fireplace is at the far end, with a large framed portrait of a woman above. A chandelier hangs in the centre of the room.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

The Georgian House

Georgian Townhouse | C18th | Edinburgh | EH2 4DR Edinburgh New Town house in the city centre, designed by Robert Adam and restored to late…

Tags: Edinburgh and East

Gladstone’s Land

Old Town merchant house | C17th | Edinburgh | EH1 2NT Period building on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh with hand-painted Renaissance interiors from…

Tags: Edinburgh and East

House of the Binns

Country house and estate | C17th | West Lothian | EH49 7NA House was built in the 17th century but features a variety of architectural styles, from a…

Preston Mill is surrounded by grass meadows. It has orange stone walls with a conical roof, that leans slightly to the side.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot

Period mill | C18th | East Lothian | EH40 3DS Picturesque 18th-century mill set by a river, with unusual Dutch-style conical roof. Nearby…

A road leads towards the coast beside cliffs. The sea is bright blue and white clouds float across the blue sky.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve

Coastal landscape | Controllable road | Berwickshire | TD14 5QF Coastal headland with dramatic cliffs, clear waters and rocky beaches. Parking…

A pineapple-shaped building stands at the centre of a tall, stone garden wall. Shrubs are trained against the garden wall. Tall trees stand at either edge.
Tags: Central Scotland

The Pineapple

Unique summerhouse | Woodland area | C18th | Falkirk | FK2 8LU One-of-a-kind pineapple-shaped building, surrounded by woodland, pond and walled…

View over the village of Culross on a sunny day. A doocot is in the foreground, and the yellow walls of Culross Palace stand in the midground.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Royal Burgh of Culross

Merchant townhouse and historical village | C17th | Fife | KY12 8JH Ochre-coloured merchant’s house set in a picturesque village. Palace highlights…

A view of the ruined east range of Falkland Palace, with crimson red flowers growing in the foreground.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Falkland Palace & Garden

Renaissance palace and grounds | C16th | Fife | KY15 7BY Renaissance palace with a Victorian twist. Highlights include the Tapestry Corridor, an…

A view of Kellie Castle from across the colourful garden, with a strip of mown green lawn and beds of shrubs and purple flowers either side.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Kellie Castle & Garden

Eclectic castle and garden | C14th | Fife | KY10 2RF Medieval atmosphere meets Victorian charm in this 14th-century castle with 19th-century…

A large white-walled country mansion stands on a slight hill, with stone staircases and terraced gardens leading down in front. Tall trees surround the gardens.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Hill of Tarvit Mansion & Garden

Edwardian mansion with gardens and golf course | C20th | Fife | KY15 5PB Edwardian mansion house with formal and below-stairs period rooms.…

An impressive hedge arch at the centre of Malleny Garden, with flowering beds leading up to it.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Malleny Garden

Suburban walled garden | Balerno | EH14 7AF Peaceful garden situated on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Through a wrought-iron gate the garden opens out…

Purple alliums grow in the foreground, with Inveresk Lodge standing in the background.
Tags: Edinburgh and East

Inveresk Lodge Garden

Hillside village garden | Inveresk | EH21 7TE Walled garden set in a charming old village on the outskirts of Edinburgh. The garden features an…

The exterior of a very ornate house.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Holmwood

Innovative home | C19th | Glasgow | G44 3YU Unique villa designed by Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson with opulent decoration, classical styling and…

An old-fashioned living room with a white marble fireplace surrounded by green tiles with a mirror above and two portraits to either side. The walls have brown stenciling, there are two black chairs, a piano, an inset bed and a door opens on to a hall.
Tags: Glasgow and West

The Tenement House

First-floor flat | C19th | Glasgow | G3 6QN Late 19th-century middle-class tenement in Garnethill. Contains a time capsule of eclectic 20th-century…

A view looking towards Greenbank House from the end of the lawn on a sunny day. Two large round yew trees stand either side of the lawn, framing the house.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Greenbank Garden

Suburban walled garden | C18th | Glasgow | G76 8RB 18th-century 1ha walled garden and Georgian mansion house, close to Glasgow’s Southside suburbs…

Flower beds filled with bright flowers line either side of a narrow garden path. In the distance the path leads towards a white garden bench in front of a tall hedge.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Geilston Garden

Vacant historic house | C18th | Cardross | G82 5HD 200-year-old walled garden and charming country house dating from 1766. House is not open to the…

A view of the Hill House Box from the garden on a bright sunny day. A sprig of laburnum hangs in the foreground.
Tags: Glasgow and West

The Hill House

Original Mackintosh house | C20th | Helensburgh | G84 9AJ The Hill House is known as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s domestic masterpiece and it remains…

Lorraine Kelly stands on a hillside overlooking Village Bay on St Kilda.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Ben Lomond

Scenic views, forest and thatched cruck-framed building | Rowardennan | G63 0AR Under an hour from Glasgow, this mountain offers an array of…

Looking towards Culzean Castle, with the Fountain Court garden in the foreground.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Culzean Castle & Country Park

Coastal castle, estate and beaches | C18th | Maybole | KA19 8LE Spectacular cliff-top castle designed by Robert Adam in the 18th century with…

A view of the back of Brodick Castle, with pine branches in the foreground.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park

Castle & estate | C19th | Arran | KA27 8HY Grand baronial castle dating back to the 14th century but refashioned in the mid-19th century.…

The summit of Goat Fell on Arran, seen with white clouds swirling around.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Goatfell

Scenic mountain peak and valley | Arran | KA27 8JJ Goat Fell is the highest peak on Arran, offering amazing views back to the mainland and even…

A view of the exterior of Weaver’s Cottage from the cobbled courtyard in front. It’s a stone single-storey cottage, with green wooden shutters beside the windows. There is an inscription on the lintel above the door.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Weaver’s Cottage

C18th cottage | Kilbarchan | PA10 2JG Traditional weaver’s cottage with low ceiling beams and period furniture such as a working hand loom; a good…

A white thatched cottage stands on the side of a road with a blue sky background.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Museum, Cottage, Monument and Garden | Alloway | KA7 4PQ Frequently visited site celebrating the life and work of Robert Burns. Permissions to film…

A view of the manicured lawn at Arduaine Garden, surrounded by pink flowering rhododendrons and lush green shrubs. A small greenhouse stands to the right of the image.
Tags: Glasgow and West

Arduaine Garden

Exotic coastal garden | Oban | PA34 4XQ 8ha coastal garden situated on the southern slope of a promontory beside the Sound of Jura. Features small…

Small waterfall surrounded by trees in Crarae Garden
Tags: Glasgow and West

Crarae Garden

Exotic woodland garden | Inveraray | PA32 8YA 20ha woodland garden in a dramatic setting. Garden features Himalayan plants, unusual trees and a…

Tags: Central Scotland

Branklyn Garden

Arts & Crafts garden and house | Perth | PH2 7BBAttractive hillside garden overlooking Perth and containing unusual plant species from the Far…

Ptarmigan sitting on a rock on the slopes of Ben Lawers
Tags: Central Scotland

Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve

Scenic mountains and ridges | Near Killin | FK21 8TYExpansive nature reserve area with views over Loch Tay. High-level car park allows easier access…

An exterior view of Moirlanich Longhouse, with its red corrugated iron roof.
Tags: Central Scotland

Moirlanich Longhouse

Byre house | C19th | Near Killin | FK21 8UAA tin-roofed, cruck-framed byre dwelling with family living quarters separated from the cattle byre by a…

The still River Braan runs under an old stone bridge at the Hermitage. The surrounding tall trees are just starting to turn and show their autumn colour.
Tags: Central Scotland

The Hermitage

Enchanting woodland | Near Dunkeld | PH8 0JR Originally designed as a pleasure ground in the 18th century. The woodland has a fairytale quality with…

Linn of Tummel river with trees and footbridge
Tags: Central Scotland

Linn of Tummel

Woodland and river | Near Pitlochry | PH16 5NP Linn of Tummel is where the rivers Garry and Tummel meet, creating a deep, atmospheric pool. This area…

Tags: Central Scotland

Killiecrankie

Wooded river gorge | Near Pitlochry | PH16 5LG Magnificent wooded river gorge with path running alongside the river through deciduous trees. Features…

Tags: Central Scotland

​Craigower

Hilltop viewpoint | Near Pitlochry | PH16 5LBPine-clad Perthshire hill offering panoramic views across Loch Tummel and Loch Rannoch, with distant…

The exterior of the stone Barry Mill with the millrace outflow pouring out at the side.
Tags: North East Scotland

Barry Mill

Water-powered mill | C19th | Angus | DD7 7RJ Water-powered corn mill in a tranquil rural setting. Timber-clad interior with working machinery dating…

Moss-covered land surrounds the Burns of Care and Sorrow
Tags: Central Scotland

Dollar Glen

Woodland scenery | Dollar | FK14 7PP Stretch of woodland set in the shadow of the Ochil Hills. Features deep gorges, rushing burns, towering trees…

A view of Alloa Tower, a tall forbidding-looking keep, in winter. Bare branched trees stand beside it, almost silhouetted against the pale blue sky.
Tags: Central Scotland

Alloa Tower

Medieval keep | Alloa | FK10 1PP 14th-century tower with important medieval features, notably the timber roof structure and stone vaulting in the…

A statue of a man on a horse sits on top of a plinth in a diamond with a path leading up to it and grass and trees on either side.
Tags: Central Scotland

The Battle of Bannockburn

Historic battlefield | Stirling | FK7 0LJ Exteriors comprise landscaping, wildflower meadows and restored commemorative monuments, including the…

The interior of Bachelors’ Club, with a rocking chair and a fireplace
Tags: Glasgow and West

The Bachelors’ Club

C17th thatched house | Tarbolton | KA5 5RBCurious red-shuttered, thatched house featuring period meeting rooms and an 18th-century living space with…

Low tide at Rockcliffe, with a few seaweed-covered rocks in the foreground before a vast expanse of wet sand.
Tags: South Scotland

Rockcliffe

Coastal nature reserve | Near Dalbeattie | DG5 4QQ Stunning coastline area, stretching along the Solway Firth. 44 ha of nature reserve with shingly…

A view of Threave House from the bottom of a gently sloping hill. The foreground is carpeted with daffodils. Tall trees frame the photo.
Tags: South Scotland

Threave Garden & Estate

Country house and garden | C19th | Castle Douglas | DG7 1RXLandscaped gardens set around a red sandstone Baronial mansion with interiors dating from…

A long wood-panelled room with many framed oil paintings on the walls. A piano stands to the side with its lid open. A plaster frieze runs along the top of the wall. The ceiling is lit by glass square window panels.
Tags: South Scotland

Broughton House & Garden

Artistic townhouse | C18th | Kirkcudbright | DG6 4JXLiving museum dedicated to the work of artist E A Hornel. Pink Georgian house exterior with…

A waterfall tumbles down a lush green hillside on a sunny day.
Tags: South Scotland

Grey Mare’s Tail

Impressive waterfall | Moffat Water Valley | DG10 9LH (property is 3 miles NE of this postcode)Spectacular 60m waterfall and surrounding mountain…

Tags: South Scotland

Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace

Arched house | C18th | Ecclefechan | DG11 3DGSmall white-painted cottage; great example of Scottish 18th-century vernacular architecture. Birthplace…

Two children stand in the case room at Robert Smail's Printing Works. They wear white aprons and are selecting letters from large wooden trays in front of them.
Tags: South Scotland

Robert Smail’s Printing Works

Victorian letterpress printers | C19th | Innerleithen | EH44 6HA Operational letterpress printers; an important part of Scotland’s industrial past.…

An orchard on a sunny day, with picnic tables.
Tags: South Scotland

Priorwood Garden

Suburban garden | Melrose | TD6 9PX Walled garden located in the ancient precinct of Melrose Abbey and backing onto a rustic cottage. Garden has…

A close-up of purple sweetpeas in Harmony Garden, with greenhouses in the background.
Tags: South Scotland

Harmony House & Garden

Urban house and garden | C18th | Melrose | TD6 9LJ Beautifully restored Georgian manor house surrounded by manicured lawns, walled garden and…

A view of the exterior of Brodie Castle on an autumn day. Tall beech trees behind the castle are red and orange. The walls of the castle have a pink hue. A couple with a pushchair walk along a gravelled path leading up to the castle.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

​ Brodie Castle

Turreted tower house | C16th | Forres | IV36 2TE Original 16th-century tower house with Scottish Baronial additions dating between 17th century and…

A winding road through Glencoe with mountains on either side, under a stormy sky.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

Glencoe National Nature Reserve

Iconic Scottish scenery | Glencoe | PH49 4HX Popular with tourists and film crews alike. Iconic landscape of towering mountains, awe-inspiring glens,…

A view of Corrieshalloch Gorge on a sunny day, showing the waterfall tumbling down the steep-sided gorge.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve

Gorge, waterfall and suspension footbridge | Braemore | IV23 2PJSpectacular tree-lined gorge with 25m-long Victorian suspension footbridge and…

A colour photograph of Inverewe House, seen from the lawn. A gravel path runs along the edge of the lawn with a group of people walking on it. Several other groups of people either sit on the grass or on the wooden benches in front of the house.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

Inverewe

Sea-facing botanical garden | Poolewe | IV22 2LG Garden in the Scottish Highlands created in the late 19th century and featuring exotic plants from…

Red flags stand in a line, some distance apart from each other, on Culloden Battlefield.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

Culloden

Iconic battlefield | Near Inverness | IV2 5EU Large battlefield where the final Jacobite Rising came to a tragic end in 1746. Modern visitor centre…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Staffa National Nature Reserve

Hebridean island with dramatic rock formations | Near Mull, Inner Hebrides Dramatic basalt rock columns rising from the sea make this wee island…

Looking over Canna Bay on a sunny day.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

Canna

Remote island | Gaelic archives | Near Rum, Inner Hebrides | PH44 4RS Small island, which supports a crofting community, features white sandy…

Seabirds wheel in the air by a rocky coastline. The photo looks out to sea, where a large lump of an island rises on the horizon.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

St Kilda World Heritage Site

St Kilda – Dramatic archipelago with rich cultural and natural history | Outer Hebrides Very remote archipelago, 41 miles west of North Uist. UK’s…

Period furniture is displayed in the sitting room of Hugh Miller's Birthplace Cottage & Museum. There are several wooden chairs, a spinning wheel and a large table, all on a flagstone floor.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

Hugh Miller’s Birthplace Cottage & Museum

Thatched cottage and museum | C17th | Cromarty | IV11 8XA Birthplace of inspirational 19th-century geologist, folklorist and fossil hunter. The…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Glenfinnan Monument

Iconic monument in Highland landscape | C19th | Glenfinnan | PH37 4LT Towering monument built in 1815 as a tribute to those who died fighting for…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Abertarff House

Historic townhouse | C16th | Inverness | IV1 1ES A 2½-storey townhouse with a projecting turnpike stairway. The oldest house in Inverness and an…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Torridon

Wild mountain landscape | Achnasheen | IV22 2EZ Ancient and enchanting wilderness of water and rock. Majestic mountains and wild landscapes boast…

A meadow beside the sea on a sunny day, with the sun twinkling on the blue water. Tall yellow flowers grow in the foreground.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

Balmacara Estate

Highland crofting estate and dramatic landscapes | Near Kyle | IV40 8DN 2,500ha estate comprising rocky, moorland-covered hills interspersed with…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Falls of Glomach

Remote landscape | dramatic waterfall | Ross-shire | IV40 8DS One of the highest and most isolated waterfalls in Britain. The waterfall is 113m high…

A group of men re-enact the Highland charge at the Battle of Culloden, dressed as Jacobite soldiers. They wear blue berets and carry large targes.
Tags: Highlands and Islands

West Affric

Remote scenic landscape | near Kyle | IV40 8HQSituated at the western end of the Glen Affric National Scenic Area and includes part of the old drove…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Kintail & Morvich

Remote mountain scenery | Near Kyle | IV40 8HQ Remote area popular with walkers, with a network of trails leading up and around the mountains, lochs,…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Iona

Holy island | Near Mull, Inner Hebrides | PA76 6SGGateway to Christianity in Scotland when St Columba arrived in AD563. The island still possesses a…

Tags: Highlands and Islands

Burg

Wild Hebridean island landscape | Mull | PA69 6ES This remote 617ha peninsula on the Isle of Mull offers dramatic landscapes with steep and craggy…

A view of the grand Mar Lodge building with its distinctive red tiled roof. A long gravel drive leads to the entrance across a grass lawn. Pine trees and heather-covered hillside can be seen in the background.
Tags: North East Scotland

Mar Lodge Estate NNR

Vast estate and hunting lodge | C19th | Braemar | AB35 5YJ Estate of varied wild landscapes: heather-covered moorland, Caledonian pine forest,…

An exterior view of Leith Hall from across the drive
Tags: North East Scotland

Leith Hall

Country house and estate | C17th | Huntly | AB54 4NQ Quirky historic home dating from the 17th century and full of eclectic curios. Highlights…

A large pink-walled castle stands at the top of a slight hill, with wide gravel paths leading up to it. A small stone turreted building stands in the foreground. The sky is blue and tall trees surround the castle.
Tags: North East Scotland

Craigievar Castle

Fairytale castle and estate | C17th | Alford | AB33 8JF Elegant pink tower built in the Scottish Baronial style. Property was lived in until the…

Trees cast shadows on Drum Castle on a sunny evening
Tags: North East Scotland

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Tower house and estate | near Banchory | C14th | AB31 5EY Built as a 14th-century tower house, the castle has had multiple extensions over the years…

Looking up at Crathes Castle from beside the tall hedges in the garden, on a sunny day.
Tags: North East Scotland

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Tower house and estate | C16th | Banchory | AB31 5QJ 16th-century castle set against backdrop of rolling hills. The castle is an intricate maze of…

Castle Fraser and the parkland grounds in spring. Daffodils grow in the foreground at the foot of a tall tree.
Tags: North East Scotland

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate

Vast tower house and estate | C17th | near Inverurie | AB51 7LD One of the largest tower houses in Scotland, with a core that dates back to the 15th…

A view of Fyvie Castle from the grounds
Tags: North East Scotland

Fyvie Castle, Garden & Estate

Grand fortress and estate | C17th | Fyvie | AB53 8JS Scottish Baronial-style castle dating back 800 years and boasting lavish interiors with very…

A very large country house, seen from across a very neat lawn.
Tags: North East Scotland

Haddo House

Palladian-style stately home | C18th | near Ellon | AB41 7EQ Designed in the 18th century but remodelled in the 19th century, this stately home has…

A view of an avenue of clipped yew trees on either side of a manicured lawn. A stone fountain stands at the centre. Woodland can be seen in the distance.
Tags: North East Scotland

Pitmedden Garden

Renaissance walled garden | C17th | Ellon | AB41 7PD Re-created by the Trust in the 1950s, this garden was based on 17th-century plans of the garden…

J M Barrie’s Birthplace bedroom with cradle and painting of a St Bernard dog
Tags: North East Scotland

J M Barrie’s Birthplace

Traditional weaver’s cottage | Literary themes | C19th | Kirriemuir | DD8 4BX Small whitewashed cottage in village setting; birthplace of J M Barrie,…

External view of House of Dun from the colourful garden
Tags: North East Scotland

House of Dun

Country house and estate | C18th | Montrose | DD10 9LQ Georgian country house designed by William Adam with baroque extravagance. Property…