Thirlestane Castle is located in the parklands near Lauder in the Borders of Scotland. Since Thirlestane has served as the seat of the Earls of Lauderdale. The castle was extended in the with further additions made in the century.
IONA, SCOTLAND, UK -- The small island of Iona is famed as the relgious center where St. Columba brough Christianity to Scotland. It lies in the Inner Hebrides, just off the tip of the Isle of Mull.Iona Abbey on Iona.