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St. Palladius’ Footprint, Camusvrachan, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Legendary Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 62626 47685 Also Known as: Craig Dianaidh Rock of Safety Getting Here From Fortingall, get to the standing stone of Adamnan’s Cross a few miles down the stunning Glen Lyon.  Barely 100 yards … Continue reading

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Sithean Mor, Shian, Iona

Cairn Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NM 2721 2371 Also Known as: Angel Hill Cnoc nar-aimgeal Sithean More Archaeology & History There have long been rumours of stone circles on the druid’s isle of Iona, but many are dismissed … Continue reading

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Redmire Maypole, North Yorkshire

Maypole (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 045 912 Archaeology & History As with many of Britain’s old maypoles, the one at Redmire has long since disappeared and no local in the 20th century appears to have had any memory … Continue reading

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Ben Ledi, Callander, Stirlingshire

Sacred Mountain:  OS Grid Reference – NN 562 097 Getting Here From the tourist-infested (but lovely) town of Callander, look west to the largest of the nearby mountains — that’s where you’re heading!  You can keep along the A84 road out of the town … Continue reading

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Trysting Tree, Harthill, South Yorkshire

Legendary Tree (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – unknown Folklore This was one of the many sacred trees beneath or next to which, in pre-christian days, tribal councils met.  It’s whereabouts has long since been forgotten, but local historian Harry Garbutt … Continue reading

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