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Kinross House

This, Scotland’s first neo-classical Palladian mansion, built in 1685, was designed by the royal architect Sir William Bruce. Following completion of its restoration in 2013, by owner Donald Fothergill, it has been announced as winner of the Historic Houses Association and Sothebys restoration award.

Lists of castles in Scotland

New Lanark, Lanarkshire

Established in 1786 by Ayrshire born Scotsman David Dale (1739-1806). His son-in-law, Robert Owen (1771-1858), became the utopian pioneer of the co-operative movement with the new-town experiment in social engineering which Dale had created.


Provan Hall, Easterhouse, Glasgow

Built prior to 1460, it is the best preserved medieval fortified house in Scotland.

Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow

The oldest house in Glasgow built in 1471. It houses a donation of 17th-century furniture by Sir William Burrell.

RAF Montrose

Now known as Montrose Air Station Museum. The first operational airbase in the UK, with what are believed to be the first dedicated aircraft hangars in the world erected in 1913.

Sanquhar Post Office (Oldest Working Post Office in the World)

Established in 1712 in the town of Sanquhar in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, it is recognised by the Universal Postal Union and the Guiness Book of World Records a the oldest post office in the world.

Scottish Ten Project

This is a unique partnership of Historic Scotland,  the Scottish heritage agency and Glasgow School of Art Digital Design Studio.  It is an ambitious five year project to create exceptionally accurate digital models of Scotland’s five UNESCO designated World Heritage sites, and five overseas sites. The Scottish sites are Edinburgh New Town, Edinburgh Old Town, the heart of Neolithic Orkney, the Antonine Wall, New Lanark and St Kilda, as the only UK site designated for both its cultural and natural significance. The overseas sites are listed on the official database via the i button.

Scottish Achievement, Influence & Heritage is a work in progress