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Dunnottar on the cliff looking out on the North Sea
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Dunnottar Castle

The ruins of this gorgeous clifftop castle look like something from a fantasy novel.
56.9457, -2.1962
C3-PO lookalike lens
Fraserburgh, Scotland

Museum of Scottish Lighthouses

An 18th-century lighthouse built on a 16th-century castle is now a monument to the maritime beacons of Scotland.
57.6975, -2.0041
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

New Slains Castle Ruins

The remains of a grand castle that may have inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.
57.4152, -1.8324
Glasgow, Scotland

Fossil Grove

Hidden in a Scotland museum is a copse of extinct tree stumps.
55.8744, -4.3310
Glasgow, Scotland

Govan Stones

Early Medieval stones sit on display at the beautiful Govan Old Church in Glasgow.
55.8646, -4.3129
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow Hunterian Museum

200 year old collection of oddities and medical paraphernalia.
55.8717, -4.2880
Duke of Wellington Statue
Glasgow, Scotland

Duke of Wellington Statue

This stately monument has been wearing a traffic cone hat for decades much to the delight of the locals.
55.8601, -4.2520
Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis

"Respectful to the dead, safe and sanitary to the living, dedicated to the Genius of Memory..."
55.8627, -4.2335
Provand's Lordship
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Provand's Lordship

The oldest house in Glasgow is now a museum dedicated to the city's medieval history.
55.8624, -4.2369
Balcony View
Glasgow, Scotland

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall

The world's oldest surviving music hall was also once a freakshow.
55.8571, -4.2470
The Kelpies
Grangemouth, Scotland

The Kelpies

The heads of two giant mythological water horses honor Scotland's horselord past.
56.0191, -3.7553
Airth, Scotland

The Dunmore Pineapple House

A giant pineapple, a symbol of hospitality, and an amazing vacation rental option.
56.0767, -3.7867
Falkirk, Scotland

Falkirk Wheel

Old-fashioned knowledge and modern engineering create the world's only rotating boatlift.
56.0003, -3.8417
Library of Innerpeffray
Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Library of Innerpeffray

Scotland's first free lending library which protects literacy through inheritance.
56.3508, -3.7840
Fortingall, Scotland

The Fortingall Yew

Possibly the oldest living thing in Europe, more likely a pagan survivor.
56.5982, -4.0510
The south face of Ben Nevis
Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis

The highest peak in the United Kingdom has a history of physics, specters, and a pilgrimage of strange objects.
56.7969, -5.0036
The Old Forge from the outside
Knoydart, Scotland

Old Forge Pub

A pub that is literally in the middle of nowhere, but continues to do business.
57.0405, -5.6978
Kilt Rock
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls

Ancient cliffs resembling a kilt on Scotland's second largest island emit an entrancing sound.
57.6106, -6.1724
Plane landing, Barra Airport.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Barra Airport

Beach runway is off limits during high tide.
57.0245, -7.4462
On a sunny day
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Iona Abbey

A small island abbey is the final resting place of many medieval Scottish monarchs, including the real Macbeth.
56.3351, -6.3918
Fingal's Cave
Isle of Staffa, Scotland

Fingal's Cave

This astonishingly geometric cave has inspired everyone from Jules Verne to Pink Floyd.
56.4314, -6.3413