Historic Scots sites added to Google Street View

SOME of Scotland’s most historic castles and landmarks have been added to Google Maps’ Street View function, giving heritage lovers the chance to explore centuries-old sites in a new way - and from the comfort of home.

Blackness Castle, one of 15 Historic Scotland sites added to the Google Street View database. Picture: Google Street View
Blackness Castle, one of 15 Historic Scotland sites added to the Google Street View database. Picture: Google Street View

Stirling Castle, Edinburgh’s Arthur’s Seat and Arbroath Abbey are just three of 15 places added to the app, which allows users a panoramic, 360 degree view of city streets and landmarks. Edinburgh’s Craigmillar Castle, Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, and Fort George, north-east of Inverness near Ardersier, also make up the 15-strong list. To explore the sites, visit goo.gl/x0ZyKZ.

Full list of Historic Scotland’s Google Maps Streetview sites

Dunfermline Abbey and Palace

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    Dumbarton Castle

    Tantallon Castle

    Linlithgow Palace

    Caerlaverock Castle

    Loch Leven Castle

    Arbroath Abbey

    Stirling Castle

    Fort George

    Arthur’s Seat

    Blackness Castle

    Dirleton Castle

    Craigmillar Castle

    Glasgow Cathedral

    Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel

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