Blackness Castle

There’s nothing romantic about this castle on the Firth of Forth: armed to the teeth, with walls 18 feet thick, Blackness was once a power to be reckoned with

Kilbride Kirk, Lerags

In this mossy graveyard close to Loch Feochan, many generations of MacDougalls have been laid to rest

The Lerags Cross

Standing beside the road to Lerags in Argyll is this beautiful late medieval cross

Windows: Dunfermline Abbey

The third in my photo-series is this beautiful stained glass window by Douglas Strachan in the old nave of Dunfermline Abbey. It was commissioned in 1916 by the famous Dunfermline-born businessman Andrew Carnegie in memory of his parents, William Carnegie and Margaret Morrison. The image symbolises the dawn of a new age, and features a […]

Melrose Abbey

Scotland’s first Cistercian monastery, Melrose still has an air of faded opulence

Kilmorie Chapel by Loch Fyne

Carpeted with moss, this ancient burial ground of the Maclachlans could hold distant echoes of an early saint

The Lewis Chessmen

Over 800 years old and still full of character, these wonderful little pieces in the National Museum of Scotland will grab your attention and steal your heart

The Pictish stone of Fowlis Wester

The Picts liked to blend drama, devotion and mystery in their sculptures – or so it seems to us now – and this is one of their most spectacular offerings

Culross Abbey

High on the hillside above Culross Palace are the peaceful ruins of a very old monastery with links to St Mungo and St Serf

Rosslyn Castle – falling shadows

Gaunt and brooding, the battered fragments of a spectacular fortress stand in the woodlands of Roslin Glen