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East Lothian, Scotland

Fa'side Castle

A historic fortification critical to Anglo-Scottish conflicts now serves as a bed and breakfast.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Lodge of Edinburgh

Scotland's first Masonic lodge may also be the oldest in the world.
Wallyford, Scotland

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh Memorial Stone

This memorial commemorates a defining 16th-century battle between English and Scottish forces.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bruntsfield Links

A free public golf course hides in plain sight in the heart of Scotland’s capital.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Colinton Tunnel

This former train tunnel is filled with lines from a poem crafted by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Grave of Lieutenant John Irving

This grave marks one of few bodies retrieved from the disastrous Franklin Arctic expedition.
Glasgow, Scotland

Kelvingrove Pipe Organ

Inside this art museum resides one of Glasgow's most famous musical instruments.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Heave Awa Hoose

This monument is dedicated to a young boy who survived a disaster that forced Edinburgh to reevaluate its building codes.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Manuscript of Monte Cassino'

This sculpture of disembodied body parts forms a poignant memory of the horrors of World War II.
Edinburgh, Scotland

David Balfour and Alan Breck Stewart Statue

These characters from a Robert Louis Stevenson novel stand in an unlikely place.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Meadows Mural

An artistic interpretation of the history of a Scottish park, combining poetry with anthropomorphic animals.
Edinburgh, Scotland

GVIR Post Box

This ordinary-looking mailbox has a rather explosive history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Zoological Roundels

These sculptures of various animals adorn the building that houses one of the capital's least known museums.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Stones of Scotland'

A poetic monument to the Scottish Parliament.
Dunnet, Scotland

Dunnet Head Lighthouse

The most northern place on the mainland of Great Britain.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tolbooth Tavern

Now home to a drinking establishment, this building has a macabre history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Jougs Collar of Duddingston Kirk

A medieval device used to punish and shame wrongdoers still hangs outside the village church.
Duns, Scotland

Scottish Borders Wojtek the Soldier Bear

The beloved war-time celebrity spent time in the area before retiring to the Edinburgh Zoo.
Edinburgh, Scotland

St. John's Churchyard Branch Sculpture

The artwork mysteriously appeared within an Edinburgh cemetery.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Talbot Rice Gallery

Once designed as a natural history museum, this building is now home to a massive art gallery.
Edinburgh, Scotland

‘A Canine Connection’

This sculpture commemorates Edinburgh's sister city and their respective celebrity dogs.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'Center of Edinburgh' Bollard

This mundane post marks the old location of the city's main postal hub.
Glasgow, Scotland

Temple Gasometers

These rusting, skeletal structures are monolithic monuments to Glasgow's industrial past
Edinburgh, Scotland

'Dreaming Spires'

Poetic, metallic giraffes adorn a square off an Edinburgh thoroughfare.