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Stirling, Scotland

Cowane's Hospital

This figure of a local merchant is said to reanimate and do a dance during Hogmanay.
Melrose, Scotland

The Rhymer's Stone

It's said that at this location, a Scottish poet met the Queen of the Fairies.
Port Logan, Scotland

Port Logan Fish Pond

The oldest natural aquarium in the United Kingdom.
Wallyford, Scotland

Wallyford 'Miner's Stone'

This carved memorial is dedicated to the miners who died working in the town's collieries.
Auchtermuchty, Scotland

Jimmy Shand Statue

A small Scottish town's larger-than-life tribute to the celebrated accordion player.
Isle of Islay, Scotland

Carraig Fhada Lighthouse

An unusually shaped lighthouse with origins rooted in heartbreak.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Talbot Rice Gallery

Once designed as a natural history museum, this building is now home to a massive art gallery.
Edinburgh, Scotland

St. John's Churchyard Branch Sculpture

The artwork mysteriously appeared within an Edinburgh cemetery.
Stirling, Scotland

Grave Robbing Headstone

A grave marker depicting a body snatching tableau on a 19th-century tombstone.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Rubha Robhanais: The Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

A red-brick beacon stands against the tempestuous Atlantic, on the windiest site in the United Kingdom.
Inverness, Scotland

Clava Cairns

This site contains overlapping ancient graveyards that existed about 1,000 years apart.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Alien Rock

This repurposed church offers a more literal way to get closer to the heavens.
Sumburgh Head, Scotland

Jarlshof

This picturesque archeological site looks like it was pulled straight from a fantasy novel.
Foyers, Scotland

Boleskine House

A Scottish manor with a history of mysterious fires, magic, and eccentric tales
Edinburgh, Scotland

Wild West Morningside

An American ghost town hides along a side street in Scotland's capital.