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Edinburgh Castle becomes the ‘Castle of Light’ once again this festive season. Tickets on sale now.
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  • Aberdour Castle guide
    £2.50

    Aberdour Castle Guidebook

    The official souvenir guide for the fascinating Aberdour Castle. This remarkable castle is steeped in history — its oldest part was built around th...

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  • Arbroath Abbey Guidebook
    £1.50

    Arbroath Abbey Guidebook

    Read the official souvenir guide to Arbroath Abbey, a location of great historical significance. Built in 1178 by King William the Lion and consecr...

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    £1.50
  • Arnol Blackhouse Guidebook
    £4.00

    Arnol Blackhouse Guidebook

    For generations in rural Scotland, many lived in ‘blackhouses’, which were long thatched constructions where man and beast lived together under the...

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    £4.00
  • Balvenie Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Balvenie Castle Guidebook

    This official guide uncovers the rich history behind Balvenie Castle. It was first built by the powerful Comyn family in the 12th Century, but fell...

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  • Blackness Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Blackness Castle Guidebook

    Blackness Castle is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’, due to its nautical appearance. Learn its rich history with this official souvenir guide...

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  • Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace Guidebook
    £2.50

    Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace Guidebook

    Let this guide take you through the history of the Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace. Set in near the River Awe, in the heart of Argyll's rich woodland,...

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  • Caerlaverock Castle guide  - French and German
    £1.00

    Caerlaverock Castle guide leaflet - Various Languages

    The official visitor’s guide paints a colourful picture of this great medieval stronghold for French or German-speaking visitors. Caerlaverock Cast...

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  • Caerlaverock Castle Guidebook
    £4.00

    Caerlaverock Castle Guidebook

    An official souvenir guide which paints a colourful picture of this Maxwell Clan stronghold. Caerlaverock Castle’s design is both curious and aston...

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    £4.00
  • Cairnpapple Hill Guidebook
    £2.50

    Cairnpapple Hill Guidebook

    Cairnpapple Hill is a classic and well-preserved site that provides a fascinating look into the prehistoric spirituality of the British Isles. It h...

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  • Cardoness Castle and Carsluith Castle Guidebook
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    Cardoness Castle and Carsluith Castle Guidebook

    Both Cardoness and Carsluith Castles are testaments to the differing lives of medieval nobility around the Galloway Coast. This official souvenir g...

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  • Clan and Castle
    £7.99

    Clan and Castle

    Scotland’s clan history is central to its identity. The shared kinship groups from Gaelic tradition are best known for the romantic picture painted...

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    £7.99
  • Clava Cairns guide leaflet
    £1.00

    Clava Cairns guide leaflet

    The official visitors guide to Clava Cairns - English language edition. On a gravel terrace above the River Nairn stands one of Scotland’s most evo...

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    £1.00
  • Corgarff Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Corgarff Castle Guidebook

    Corgarff Castle is a small yet beautiful site in the Aberdeenshire moorland. The main tower still stands, although many of the outbuildings are sad...

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  • Craigmillar Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Craigmillar Castle Guidebook

    This official souvenir guide tells the story of Craigmillar Castle, an attractive and well-preserved site just outside Edinburgh. Craigmillar Castl...

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    £2.50
  • Craignethan Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Craignethan Castle Guidebook

    Craignethan Castle’s location was chosen for strategic reasons. Surrounded by steep gorges on three of its sides, the castle was spectacularly easy...

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  • Crichton Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Crichton Castle Guidebook

    This unique and intricate castle has a unique and intricate history, which is expertly retold in this official souvenir guide. Crichton Castle was ...

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  • Crossraguel Abbey Guidebook
    £2.50

    Crossraguel Abbey Guidebook

    Crossraguel Abbey was founded in 1250, as a sister to Paisley Abbey. Construction was funded by a generous donation to the church by the Earl of Ca...

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    £2.50
  • Dallas Dhu distillery Guidebook
    £4.00

    Dallas Dhu distillery Guidebook

    Dallas Dhu whisky distillery closed in 1983, less than 100 years after it opened. But today, the building remains largely unchanged, with machinery...

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    £4.00
  • Dirleton Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Dirleton Castle Guidebook

    Dirleton Castle has a full and varied history which is celebrated and explained in this official souvenir guide. The castle was originally owned by...

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  • Discover Edinburgh Castle - Guide
    £5.00

    Discover Edinburgh Castle - Guide

    The stories behind Edinburgh Castle are fascinating. Who lived here? Who died here? And how did they protect themselves from attack? This guide for...

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    £5.00
  • Doune Castle Guidebook Italian
    £1.00
  • Doune Castle Guidebook
    £4.00

    Doune Castle Guidebook

    Doune Castle is unusual, chiefly because it is known to have been a stronghold site since Roman times. The castle as it currently stands is believe...

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    £4.00
  • Dryburgh Abbey Guidebook
    £2.50

    Dryburgh Abbey Guidebook

    Dryburgh Abbey’s history starts in 1150. It was the first Premonstratensian abbey to take root in Scotland. Though it may not have reached the same...

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    £2.50
  • Duff House guide
    £5.00

    Duff House guide

    The construction of Duff House was fraught with mounting budgets, frayed tempers and lawsuits. As a result, the plans of the great architect Willia...

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    £5.00
  • Dumbarton Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Dumbarton Castle Guidebook

    Dumbarton Castle is built on a site that has been significant for over 1,500 years. Strategically placed on an outcrop of volcanic rock, it lies wh...

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  • Dunblane Cathedral Guidebook
    £2.50

    Dunblane Cathedral Guidebook

    Dunblane Cathedral is a popular visitor attraction, and very much at the local community's heart. Explore the history of the cathedral across 32 il...

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  • Dundrennan Abbey Guidebook
    £2.50

    Dundrennan Abbey Guidebook

    Dundrennan Abbey dates back to 1142, when it was founded by Fergus, Lord of Galloway. It was home to white-robed Cistercian monks, and two further ...

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    £2.50
  • Dunfermline Abbey and Palace Guidebook
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    £2.50

    Dunfermline Abbey and Palace Guidebook

    The abbey at Dunfermline has a vast history that stretches back to the 11th century. The site was first developed as a small priory, but was then e...

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  • Dunstaffnage Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Dunstaffnage Castle Guidebook

    Dunstaffnage Castle has a lot of history to offer. One of Scotland’s oldest stone castles, it was built when Scotland and Norway were vying for pow...

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    £2.50
  • Edinburgh Castle Guidebook
    £5.00

    Edinburgh Castle Guidebook

    Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, atop a rocky outcrop in the heart of Scotland’s capital. One of the oldest structures of its type, the site...

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    £5.00
  • Edzell Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Edzell Castle Guidebook

    This official souvenir guide tells the story of Edzell Castle, a traditional 16th century tower-house. This structure saw very little fighting and ...

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    £2.50
  • Elcho Castle Guidebook
    £2.50

    Elcho Castle Guidebook

    This attractive, illustrated guide tells the history of Elcho Castle, and explains the origins of the castle’s owners. Elcho is a wonderfully prese...

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    £2.50
  • Elgin Cathedral guide
    £4.00

    Elgin Cathedral guide

    Elgin Cathedral is one of Scotland’s most beautiful medieval buildings, and has provided inspiration for many artists. The imposing sandstone ruin ...

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    £4.00
  • Fort George Guidebook
    £4.00

    Fort George Guidebook

    Fort George is a fascinating feature of Moray Firth, still used by the British Army to this day. This fine example of military architecture was bui...

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    £4.00
  • Glasgow Cathedral Guidebook
    £4.00

    Glasgow Cathedral Guidebook

    This engrossing official souvenir guide takes you to the beautifully preserved Glasgow Cathedral. Built in the late 12th century, this fine example...

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    £4.00
  • Glenluce Abbey guide leaflet
    £1.00

    Glenluce Abbey guide leaflet

    The official visitors guide to Glenluce Abbey - English language edition. Founded after a local war by Roland, Lord of Galloway, Glenluce Abbey ena...

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    £1.00