Scotland boasts a wealth of incredible historic attractions. Charming castles and grand ancient sites have been preserved for you to visit today. Even though they were built without the machinery and technology of modern times, they are nothing short of impressive.

We’ve picked seven historic wonders in Scotland that should be on your must-see travel list. These seven wonders of the ancient world are a small selection of the many places of historic interest that showcase Scotland’s rich and colourful history.

How many of these have you visited? Do you have another favourite? Tell us what your favourite ancient wonders are on the iKnow Scotland community page, and let us know where you are planning to visit next.