Medieval castles robbed of history, graffiti etched onto standing stones, and the reckless use of airguns have been just some of the "mindless" cases of vandalism recorded at ancient landmarks across the north and north-east.
Historic Environment Scotland is offering free entry to the region's best loved sites this month.
Moray police are investigating a vandalism incident at the picturesque Elgin Cathedral.
Police in Moray are investigating after Elgin Cathedral was vandalised.
New play to tell tale of Elgin man who lived in ruined cathedral before finding fame and fortune in Army
Andrew Anderson rose from sleeping in cathedral ruins more than 250 years ago to funding a multi-million pound legacy that continues to this day, and the north-east man's story will soon be told on the stage.
The windows of Elgin Cathedral have been empty of glass since the 1600s, with visitors and locals having to rely on their imagination to picture what used to be there.
A string of famous faces from the last 1,000 years of Elgin’s history have returned to the town centre.
Moray Council has rejected a request to lift business rates on some of the region's most cherished landmarks.
A group of Moray residents have pledged to reignite the Lantern of the North, allowing one of the region's most famous attractions to shine.
Time-travelling tour guides will help promote the heritage of a Moray town at the weekend.
Medieval times recreated in Moray town as thousands attend to watch re-enactment of cathedral burning
One of Elgin's most violent days was acted out at the weekend as the town was transported back to medieval times.
Two of the north's most historic attractions will offer a dramatic backdrop for a production of a famous William Shakespeare play.
History enthusiasts will shine a light on Elgin's lively past during a reenactment weekend.
A Moray landmark with a violent past has become a virtual war zone.
History has been made in Elgin with the opening of a new exhibition at Elgin Cathedral which features more than 100 mediaeval carved stones on public display for the first time in 20 years.
A remnant of the country's religious past will go on public display in Moray for the first time in decades this week.
Ancient carvings which lay buried in the ruins of Elgin Cathedral for centuries are to go on show for the first time in 20 years.
A project is under way to preserve the history of Moray's main town by using the latest computer software.
The ruins of Elgin Cathedral will come alive this week when the ancient landmark provides the backdrop for a dramatic tale of historic derring do.
Filled with history and still to this day a focal point in Elgin City the building was built in 1224 and was the main church of the bishops of Moray .
An open-air performance of Shakespeare's Macbeth will be staged against the atmospheric backdrop of Elgin Cathedral this week.