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Guidebooks

Our official Historic Scotland souvenir guides are the perfect accompaniment when travelling to one of our many sites or for keeping memories alive after a Scottish trip. Listed below alphabetically find the guide you are looking for and learn the fascinating history behind each iconic location.

Dumbarton Castle Guidebook

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Dumbarton Castle is built on a site that has been significant for over 1,500 years. Strategically placed on an outcrop of volcanic rock, it lies wh...

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Dunblane Cathedral Guidebook

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Dunblane Cathedral is a popular visitor attraction, and very much at the local community's heart. Explore the history of the cathedral across 32 il...

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Dundrennan Abbey Guidebook

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Dundrennan Abbey dates back to 1142, when it was founded by Fergus, Lord of Galloway. It was home to white-robed Cistercian monks, and two further ...

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Dunfermline Abbey and Palace Guidebook

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The abbey at Dunfermline has a vast history that stretches back to the 11th century. The site was first developed as a small priory, but was then e...

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Dunstaffnage Castle Guidebook

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Dunstaffnage Castle has a lot of history to offer. One of Scotland’s oldest stone castles, it was built when Scotland and Norway were vying for pow...

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Edinburgh Castle Guidebook

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Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, atop a rocky outcrop in the heart of Scotland’s capital. The official souvenir Edinburgh Castle Guidebook i...

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Edzell Castle Guidebook

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This official souvenir guide tells the story of Edzell Castle, a traditional 16th century tower-house. This structure saw very little fighting and ...

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Elcho Castle Guidebook

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This attractive, illustrated guide tells the history of Elcho Castle, and explains the origins of the castle’s owners. Elcho is a wonderfully prese...

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Elgin Cathedral Guide

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Elgin Cathedral is one of Scotland’s most beautiful medieval buildings, and has provided inspiration for many artists. The imposing sandstone ruin ...

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Fort George Guidebook

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Fort George is a fascinating feature of Moray Firth, still used by the British Army to this day. This fine example of military architecture was bui...

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Glasgow Cathedral Guidebook

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This engrossing official souvenir guide takes you to the beautifully preserved Glasgow Cathedral. Built in the late 12th century, this fine example...

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Glenluce Abbey guide leaflet

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The official visitors guide to Glenluce Abbey - English language edition. Founded after a local war by Roland, Lord of Galloway, Glenluce Abbey ena...

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Hackness Battery and Martello Tower guide leaflet

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The official visitors guide to Hackness Battery and Martello Tower - English language edition. This coastal gun battery was built in 1813, when Bri...

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Hermitage Castle Guidebook

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On the Scottish-English border, Hermitage Castle occupied a crucial position for many years. This official souvenir guide provides authoritative in...

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Holyrood Park Guidebook

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New for 2023! The official souvenir Holyrood Park Guidebook including Arthur's Seat will help you explore the Park, identify its remarkable feature...

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Huntingtower Castle Guidebook

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Built in the 15th century, Huntingtower Castle has been home to fine art, unique architecture and high betrayal. This lavishly illustrated guide ex...

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Huntly Castle Guidebook

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In 1190, the earls of Fife built a stronghold to guard a river crossing from rival families. During its 400 year story the stronghold would become ...

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Inchcolm Abbey and Island Guidebookbook

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From Alexander the Fierce to World War Two, Inchcolm Abbey’s story is an amazing insight into Scotland’s history. Founded by the decree of a king s...

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Inchmahome Priory Guidebook

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As an English invasion loomed, young Mary Queen of Scots was rushed into hiding at Inchmahome Priory for her safety. Discover the same idyllic envi...

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Iona Abbey and Nunnery Guidebook

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From St Columba to the Protestant Reformation via Viking incursions, Iona Abbey’s story is told in this wonderful Iona Abbey and Nunnery Guidebook....

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Iona Abbey guide leaflet - Various Languages

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The official visitor’s guide brings to life this sacred place for French, German, Spanish and Italian-speaking visitors. Iona is a name that will r...

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Jarlshof Guidebook

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Jarlshof’s story stretches back thousands of years to ancient Scotland, and this illustrated guide explains the history of one of Scotland’s oldest...

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Jedburgh Abbey Guidebook

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Jedburgh Abbey stands as one of Scotland’s most elegant examples of 12th century architecture. Originally built by King David I, and restored by th...

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Kildrummy Castle and Glenbuchat Castle Guidebook

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One is a ruined but imposing stronghold, the other an attractive 16th century residence – and both share a history of revolt and uprisings. This il...

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