Home to the Scottish Crown Jewels.
2 Urquhart Castle:
Climb the five-storey tower house to enjoy views of Loch Ness.
3 Dunnottar Castle:
The castle's fascinating history includes links with William Wallace and Mary Queen of Scots.
4 Palace of Holyroodhouse: Mary, Queen of Scots was married here.
5 Delgatie Castle: Dating from 1030, the castle, near Turriff, in Aberdeenshire, boasts the widest turnpike stair in Britain.
6 Balmoral Castle: Purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire has been a private Scottish home of the Royal family ever since.
7 Stirling Castle: It towers over some of the most important battlefields in Scotland's history.
8 Glamis Castle: Legend has it the castle is one of Britain's most haunted.
9 Dunvegan Castle: It's the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland.
10 Blair Castle: The Perthshire castle boasts a magnificent ballroom bedecked with 175 pairs of antlers.