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Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot. Preston Mill was used twice in the making of Outlander season 1. The most immediately memorable scene is that set at Lallybroch where Jamie…

Preston Road, East Linton EH40 3DS

In 1850 a gardener called John Gray, together with his wife Jess and son John, arrived in Edinburgh. Unable to find work as a gardener he avoided the workhouse by joining the…

Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh

The Well Court was commissioned in the 1880’s by Sir John Findlay, who was then the owner of The Scotsman newspaper. He bought land in Dean Village and had old tenements…

Well Court, Edinburgh

Admire one of the oldest buildings on the Royal Mile, housing wealthy residential and commercial tenants in its heyday. View hand-painted Renaissance interiors with deep hidden…

Gladstone's Land, Edinburgh EH1 2NT

Explore the palace’s close associations with some of Scotland’s most well-known historical figures such as Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie, and learn how…

Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh EH8 8DX

The Nelson Monument on Calton Hill is one of the defining features of the Edinburgh’s skyline and provides probably the best vantage point for views across the city and…

Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA

The eastern half of Princes Street Gardens is dominated by the massive Gothic spire of the Scott Monument, built by public subscription in memory of the novelist Sir Walter Scott…

Scott Monument, Edinburgh EH2 2EJ

The Canongate forms part of what is now called the Royal Mile running from Edinburgh Castle down to Holyrood Palace. Moray House, now part of the University of Edinburgh, occupies…

Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN

The Blackford Hill 164 metres is one of the largest – and one of the finest. The views of the city in all directions can hold visitors and locals spellbound as the Blackford…

Observatory Rd, Edinburgh EH9 3HJ

Calton Hill is one of Edinburgh’s main hills, set right in the city centre. It is unmistakable with its Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline. Acropolis is in fact, an…

Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA