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Dunmore, Scotland

Dunmore Park House

A once extravagant mansion, now reduced to ruin.
North Berwick, Scotland

St Andrew's Kirk Ports

The ruins of the second of three churches dedicated to the saint in a touristic Scottish town.
Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Tomnadashan Mine

Monty Python fans will recognize this abandoned mine as the Cave of the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog.
Falkirk, Scotland

Forbes Mausoleum

This abandoned mausoleum from 1815 sits deep within the forest surrounding Callendar House.
Wallyford, Scotland

Crookston School

This former school is now abandoned and a canvas for graffiti artists.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Museum of Edinburgh

This 16th-century house tells the city's history through old artifacts and quirky tales.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Writers' Museum

This small museum in a 17th-century building honors three iconic Scottish writers.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Magdalen Chapel

The 16th-century church has the only stained glass windows that survived the Scottish Reformation intact.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bennets Bar

This historic pub has maintained much of its 1906 decor, including a small sequestered room for women, where orders were slipped through a tiny window.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Holyrood Abbey Ruins

Ruined 11th century abbey built by King David I in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Isle of Skye Dinosaur Tracks

On this stunning Scottish island, you can walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs.
Milton, Scotland

Overtoun Bridge

This Scottish bridge seems to compel dogs to leap to their death.
Roslin, Scotland

Rosslyn Chapel

A church that bred legends, and served as an inspiration for the Da Vinci Code.
Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish Football Association Mosaic

This townhouse was once the original home of the Scottish Football Association.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Flodden Wall

Remnants of the 16th-century defensive wall still stand unassumingly within Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Quality Yard

Enter this small nook and you'll be surrounded by 360 degrees of street art.
Edinburgh, Scotland

John Knox's Grave

The Scottish Reformation leader's grave was paved over and is now a parking lot.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Porty Light Box

An iconic red telephone box turned tiny art gallery.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Heave Awa Hoose

This monument is dedicated to a young boy who survived a disaster that forced Edinburgh to reevaluate its building codes.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Netherbow Bell

The bell that once tolled atop a lost Edinburgh gate now hangs for all to see.
Musselburgh, Scotland

‘Memory and Reflection’

A shiny sculpture celebrating the mighty mollusk.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Balm Well

The healing properties of this well attracted royals and commoners throughout the Middle Ages.
Edinburgh, Scotland

6 Times

A succession of eerily contemplative iron figures lead from a Scottish museum to the sea.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Beltane Fire Festival

Summer in Scotland begins with a spectacularly wild and colorful event rooted in ancient pagan traditions.