Jedburgh Abbey – situated in the Scottish Borders town of Jedburgh – is a striking example of Gothic and Romanesque architecture that was built nearly 1,000 years ago.
The abbey is managed by Historic Environment Scotland and is open to the public for self-guided tours.
The medieval ruin of Saint Andrews Cathedral is located in the historic coastal town of St. Andrews. The cathedral is best known for the thirty-three-metre-tall St. Rules Tower which dominates the coastline in this picturesque region of Fife.
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Rosslyn Chapel (as featured in The Davinci Code) is one of the most beautiful examples of religious architecture in Scotland.
The chapel dates back to 1446 and features a complex arrangement of mysterious stone carvings that are believed to have links to the Knights Templar.
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Named the ‘Lantern of the North’, Elgin Cathedral has dominated the Morayshire town of Elgin for nearly 800 years and is one of the city’s top attractions.
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The beautiful and historic Inchcolm Island is situated in the Firth of Forth just 6 miles from Edinburgh city centre. The island is home to a large abbey that’s known as the ‘Iona of the East’.
The abbey is managed by Historic Environment Scotland and can be visited by taking a ferry from the village of South Queensferry.
Greyfriars Kirk is located opposite The National Museum of Scotland in the centre of Edinburgh’s Old Town. The kirk features a large graveyard, a museum, and the grave of Bobby, the faithful Skye terrier.
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The privately-run St. Conan’s Kirk near Loch Awe offers a fascinating glimpse into the past. The stunning architecture both inside and out of the church is the perfect backdrop to the intricate carvings that are reminiscent of Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian.
St. Conan’s Kirk is currently free to visit but donations are accepted.
Sitting in immaculately manicured gardens, Seton Collegiate Church is a 4-star historic tourist attraction managed by Historic Environment Scotland.
The church is located near Prestonpans in East Lothian and can be accessed from the A198, 2 miles (3.22 km) west of Longniddry.