Kilmartin Glen

This amazing area is home to hundreds of neolithic monuments, as well as a great range of natural habitats.

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Dunadd, Kilmartin

Dunadd hill, at the heart of the west coast Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata, is one of the most important monuments of early Scotland.

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Machrie Moor, Arran

Eleven separate circles and groups of standing stones nestle into the Shiskine valley on the Western side of Arran.

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Fairy Glen, Rosemarkie

A gentle walk through a delightful wood beside a tumbling stream, with waterfalls, with long-standing fairy associations.

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Corrimony Chambered Cairn

A Clava-type chambered cairn 9 miles west of Loch Ness – an atmospheric, intriguing place.

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Clava Cairns, Inverness

An impressive, and important, complex of cairns and surrounding standing stones in the Nairn valley.

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Findhorn Gorge

The river Findhorn tumbles down from the Monadhliath mountains through a rocky gorge, lined with forest. I feel a wild, elemental, energy here.

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Ring of Brodgar

The Ring of Brodgar is at the heart of the Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. I have visited here many times, the most memorable being one time in March, in snowstorms and a bitter arctic wind.

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Stones of Stenness

Just across the isthmus from the Ring of Brodgar, the standing stones of Stenness have a mysterious presence, although, in my experience, it is a very comfortable place to be

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St. Magnus, Kirkwall

St. Magnus is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful buildings in Scotland. There is an amazing presence here, a real power.

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