Welcome to Southern Maryland

Tucked between the nation's capital, the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay, this little-known region is a patchwork of marsh, fields and forests spread across three counties. It's also home to the state's oldest European settlements and stunning riverscape vistas – all an hour or so from Washington, DC. The Religious Freedom Byway, a state scenic drive, spotlights the struggles of Protestant and Catholic settlers... Read More

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$37.66 Cultural & Theme Tours

Guided Tour of the Dunans Castle Restoration Project

The tour takes in the history of the site, the plans we have for the future, the work we have already done, as well as a visit to the A-listed Dunans bridge and your square foot of land. First Appearing on maps in the late 1500s, Dunans is a hidden Highland gem, rich in history both ancient and modern. With links to the Fletcher, Lamont and Campbell Clans, Rob Roy McGregor, lost swords, the infamous Jacobite rebellions and Mr. Thomas Telford, Dunans encapsulates over 400 years of fascinating Scottish history in a beautiful undiscovered corner of Scotland!We will present you with your titles at the end of the tour, which will include your deed of entitlement certificate, a letter from the Laird, a location map of your square foot of Scottish soil and a souvenir folder.You will then have lifetime access to the grounds, and once the castle is restored the opportunity to stay in the building!Please note: we will prepare your documentation before you arrive, so please ensure you enter your name as you wish it to appear on your deed of entitlement! Many thanks!

$12.99 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Culzean Castle Entrance Ticket

Culzean Castle is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions. Surrounded by Culzean Country Park, an extensive estate encompassing lush woodland, landscaped gardens and rugged coastline, this 18th-century Scottish castle delivers everything a traveler needs at a visitor attraction. With its dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history and beautiful surroundings you could easily spend an entire day exploring the country park alone, but with so many treasure-filled rooms to see inside the castle, it’s well worth making time to enjoy both elements of this magnificent heritage attraction. Visitors to Culzean are welcome to tour the castle independently. There are guides in most rooms who are always happy to answer questions. We also provide information sheets in each room, which give details of the architecture, furniture, objects and paintings. Guided tours of the Castle are available daily at at 11am and 2.30pm. Younger travellers will enjoy discovering our amazing adventure play park where they can climb, swing and explore Adventure Cove and then see the places for real as they journey across Culzean. Culzean is also home to deer and lamas at the Deer Park.Visit other National Trust for Scotland attractions and save on admissions!With our 3-Day or 7-Day Discover Ticket Sightseeing Pass which gives you free entry to over 60 National Trust for Scotland attractions you can maximize your time in Scotland. Enjoy the flexibility of using your 3-day pass over a seven-day period from first use, or use the 7-day pass on any seven days over a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. The full list of attractions covered by the Sightseeing Pass is available in the product description for Discover Ticket on Viator.