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Inspired by History

These are the enchanting places cared for by Historic Scotland that the production team behind Brave visited to find inspiration for the movie.

Inspired by History

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Calanais Standing Stones

Calanais Standing Stones

The evocative Calanais stones were raised some 5,000 years ago & swirls with myths of vengeful witches, petrified giants & fallen warriors.

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Dun Carloway

Dun Carloway

One of the best-preserved brochs - ancient stone towers - in Scotland. Built in the last century BC, its walls still reach up to nine metres tall.

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The Blackhouse, Arnol

The Blackhouse, Arnol

A fully-furnished, traditional Lewis thatched house with a central hearth.It provides an evocative insight into the way our ancestors once lived.

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Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle

The largest medieval castle in the Highlands guards Loch Ness. It was subjected to battles and sieges.

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Edinburgh Castle

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