Ballindalloch Castle, Scotland. Family home since 1546 to Macpherson-Grants, who founded the famous Aberdeen Angus cattle. Outstanding example of Scottish baronial architecture, with 19th century wings added to the main 16th century fabric. Collection of 17th century Spanish paintings. | www.hha.org.uk
A walk around the Isle of Iona, Scotland - The windswept island, burial place of Scottish kings for centuries, is a mile from Mull, and stretches a tiny one mile by 3.5 miles across. Its religious roots lie in the pre-Christian era, when the island is thought to have been sacred to the Iron Age inhabitants of the Hebrides.