Scone Palace, the crowning place of Scottish kings, north of Perth across the River Tay
Discover what it was like to live in one of Scotland’s historic buildings and homes as you explore the grand rooms and fine exhibits.
There is a wide variety of properties across the country that you can visit from grand former homes of kings and queens to mills and cottages of working Scots. This is a great way to uncover the history of Scotland and really see what life was like for people hundreds of years ago.
Use the information listings to plan a trip to the historic buildings and homes of Scotland.
Kirriemuir Camera Obscura - one of only four in Scotland - is housed in a purpose-designed turret room in the Pavilion on Kirrie Hill. It provides a fascinating glimpse into another era and striking views of the surrounding countryside.
Through wars, rebellions and the industrial revolution, Callendar House has played host to many great historical figures over the centuries, including Mary, Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Castle Kennedy, now a romantic ruin is believed to have been standing in the 14th Century however there are sadly no surviving pictures, since the Castle and virtually all its contents were destroyed by fire in 1716.