Scotland’s landscapes are home to unique built heritage and architecture, from crofts, castles, Victorian tenements and Georgian country houses, right up to the cutting edge designs of today.
There's plenty of sites across the country where you can explore these fascinating architectural designs for yourself and see how the process of building and design has developed over time.
Here's just a glimpse of some of the country’s top architectural feats - the odd engineering masterpiece or monument might have slipped in too, as they're just too iconic to miss out!
How to explore Scotland's architecture
Explore the country's architectural wonders.
10 Stunning Lighthouses To Visit and Stay In
Lighthouses are cool places to visit and even stay the night.
12 Iconic Scottish Bridges
There is an impressive range of bridges in Scotland, many of which were designed by Scots and built by Scottish construction companies.
Where to see Scottish architecture
Visit V&A Dundee - Scotland's Design Museum
Set in a purpose-built riverside building, the stunning V&A Dundee is an example of world-class architecture and holds collections showcasing the very best of both international and Scottish design.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
One of the most renowned Scottish architects and designers is Charles Rennie Mackintosh. His creations and designs are recognised worldwide, but you can witness his work and legacy across Glasgow, his hometown, where he left a beautiful and lasting mark on the city.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
There are six sites across Scotland that have been awarded the coveted status of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Uncover their stories and glimpse into their unique architectural designs dating from as far back as Neolithic times, and right up to the turn of the 20th century.
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