Places Of Interest

Historic buildings and other nearby places that may be of interest

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is one of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe, set in the heart of Scotland’s dynamic capital city it is sure to capture your imagination.

Hopetoun House

Hopetoun House is a remarkable and beautiful stately home, it is filled with stunning collections and sits in majestic grounds with nature trails and scenic walks. Seasonal visiting only, check the website for opening dates.

Midhope Castle - Outlander’s Lallybroch

Located on the wider Hopetoun Estate is the Midhope Castle, which is the location for the fictional Lallybroch on Outlander. Please check website for closer dates

Dalmeny House

Dalmeny House was completed in 1817 and sits in the rolling parkland. With spectacular views overlooking the Firth of Forth, the house is home to the 7th Earl and Countess of the Roseberry

Blackness Castle

One of Scotland’s most impressive strongholds, Blackness Castle was built in the 15th century by one of Scotland’s most powerful families, the Crichtons. This breath-taking castle has been a film location for Mary Queen of Scots (2018), Outlaw King and Outlander. Please check website for opening dates

Linlithgow Palace

Birth place of Mary Queen of Scots and James V The magnificent ruin of a great Royal Palace set in its own park and beside Linlithgow Loch. Please check website for opening dates

The Kelpies

Come and see the world largest equine sculpture. Standing 30 meters tall and weighing over 300 tonnes.

Deep Sea World

Visit Scotland’s National Aquarium to discover an exciting range of sealife, from sharks, seals and piranhas to stingrays, exotic fish and amphibians!

Knockhill Racing Circuit

Scotland’s National Motorsport Centre for Driving Experiences, Track Days, Motorsport Events, G0 Karting & Corporate Entertainment.

Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel is the world’s only rotating boatlift, which is used to connect the Forth & Clyde and Union canals in central Scotland. The Falkirk Wheel is a magnificent, mechanical marvel which has been constructed to 21st century, state-of-the-art engineering. It is already being recognised as an iconic landmark worthy of Scotland’s traditional engineering expertise.

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway

Steam Railway by Firth of Forth. Enjoy Scotland’s largest railway museum at Bo’ness. Please visit the website for opening dates

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