Landmarks & Monuments in Southern Scotland.

Edinburgh Castle
Everything you need to plan a visit to Edinburgh Castle: what to see, visiting with kids, tickets, fireworks, parking and more. Superb photos and video.
Bannockburn
From this battlefield the Scots 'sent them homeward to think again', when Edward II's English army was soundly defeated by King Robert the Bruce.
Dryburgh Abbey
Both beautifully situated and of intrinsic quality, the ruins of the Premonstratensian abbey at Dryburgh are remarkably complete.
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
Dunfermline Abbey is the remains of a great Benedictine abbey founded by Queen Margaret in the 11th century.
Glenluce Abbey
Glenluce is a Cistercian abbey founded around 1192.
Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey is one of the border abbeys founded by David I around 1138 for Augustinian canons.
Kildalton Cross
Kildalton Cross is the finest intact High Cross in Scotland carved in the late eighth century.
Melrose Abbey
Melrose Abbey is probably the most famous ruin in Scotland. It was founded by David I around 1136 as a Cistercian abbey, but largely destroyed by Richard II's English army in 1385.
National Wallace Monument
Renew your acquaintance with Scotland's national hero and Hollywood legend, Sir William Wallace at the spectacular 220 foot high National Wallace Monument, completed in 1869.
Nelson Monument
The death of Admiral Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 was felt by many people in Britain to be more than just a public calamity. In Edinburgh it was decided that a monument should be built which would be both ornamental and useful.
Scott Monument
The Scott Monument is 200 ft. 6in high and 55ft square at the base; the highest gallery is reached by climbing a total of 287 steps. It is constructed of Binnie stone, taken from shale workings near Linlithgow.
Smailholm Tower
Sited high on a rocky outcrop, Smailholm is a small rectangular tower set within a stone barmkin wall.
St Andrews Cathedral & St Rule's Tower
These are the remains of the largest cathedral in Scotland, with associated domestic ranges of the priory.
The Royal Yacht Britannia
For over forty years The Royal Yacht Britannia served the Royal Family, travelling over one million miles to become the most famous ship in the world.

Copyright © 1999-2017 Excelsior Information Systems Ltd. All rights reserved.
About Us  Press Room  Terms of Use  Privacy  Link to Us  Index  Site Map  Contact Us













tml>