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Corgarff, Scotland

Corgarff Castle

This Scottish castle has witnessed clan rivalries, Jacobite uprisings, whisky smuggling, and more.
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Burn O'Vat

A glacial pothole was once a hideout for a notorious Scottish outlaw.
Kirriemuir, Scotland

Bon Scott Statue

A monument to the 70s rock icon stands on the road into this small Scottish town.
Dundee, Scotland

Grissel Jaffray Memorial

A pair of mosaics marks the spot where the last accused witch of Dundee was put to death.
Dundee, Scotland

The Howff Cemetery

People leave coins atop an unusual grave marker in one of Scotland's oldest burial grounds.
Dundee, Scotland

Lemmings Statue

A bronze tribute to the wildly popular video game from the '90s.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Balm Well

The healing properties of this well attracted royals and commoners throughout the Middle Ages.
Edinburgh, Scotland

GVIR Post Box

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

Wallyford 'Miner's Stone'

This carved memorial is dedicated to the miners who died working in the town's collieries.
Wallyford, Scotland

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh Memorial Stone

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

St Andrew's Kirk Ports

The ruins of the second of three churches dedicated to the saint in a touristic Scottish town.
East Linton, Scotland

Phantassie Doocot

A curious structure built just for the birds.
Dunbar, Scotland

'The Fishermen's Monument'

This 19th-century monument served an important purpose for fishermen thanks to its built-in barometer.
Eyemouth, Scotland

'Widows and Bairns'

A poignant memorial shows the widows and children left heartbroken by the worst fishing disaster in Scottish history.
Duns, Scotland

Scottish Borders Wojtek the Soldier Bear

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

Scott's View

This picturesque view of the Scottish Borders was beloved by Sir Walter Scott.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Zoological Roundels

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

The Bear Gates of Traquair

The main gates have been locked since 1745 and will remain so until the Stuart Dynasty returns to the throne.
Scottish Borders, Scotland

Abbotsford House

This Scottish manor house is a lush relic from the life of a literary great.
Gateside, Scotland

Bunnet Stane

This unusual rock looks like a giant, otherworldly mushroom sprouting atop a cave.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Inverkeithing Mercat Cross

Aside from denoting a public square or market, this medieval structure was also a sign of a town's prosperity.
Perth, Scotland

North Inch

In 1396, two Scottish clans that had been violently feuding for centuries finally faced off in a bloody battle in this park.
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

The Ruthwell Cross

An Anglo-Saxon cross inscribed with possibly the oldest written work of English literature.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Church of Our Saviour

Climb to the top of its spiral spire for spectacular views of Copenhagen.