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Garadh Ban Wood, Buchanan, Stirlingshire

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 45217 91907 Also Known as: Canmore ID 282019 Getting Here On the B837 between Balmaha and Drymen at the hamlet called Milton of Buchanan, at the little road junction where the houses are on … Continue reading

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Cuparlaw Wood, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8046 9916 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47128 Pendreich Getting Here From Bridge of Allan go down the main A9 road towards the University, but turn left up the Sheriffmuir road, 100 yards up … Continue reading

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Whispering Knights, Rollright, Oxfordshire

Chambered Tomb:  OS Grid Reference – SP 29936 30841 Also Known as: Five Knights Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Rollrights stone circle, from Chipping Norton.  Walk past the entrance to the circle along the road for a coupla … Continue reading

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Pendreich (2), Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8123 9938 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47119 Sheriffmuir Road 1 Getting Here Take the same directions to get to the Pendreich 1 cairn.  Once on the hilltop, look across the moor a short … Continue reading

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Pendreich (1), Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 81244 99236 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47127 Getting Here Up, round the back of Stirling University, between Bridge of Allan to Greenloaning, take the steep zigzaggy Sheriffmuir Road uphill, until it levels out … Continue reading

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Acrehowe Circle, Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 14245 40686 Also Known as: Coll’s Burial Mound Rerehowe Getting Here Go up through Baildon centre and head onto the moors. Crossing the cattle-grid, a coupla hundred yards further up, turn left. Past … Continue reading

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Ardminish, Gigha, Argyll

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NR 649 489 Archaeology & History When the Scottish Royal Commission lads came here in 1963, they reported seeing “the remains of a short cist…set into the west side of a small turf-covered knoll some … Continue reading

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Nixon’s Station, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1148 4522 Getting Here This is the highest point of the moors, 1320 feet up. There’s various ways of getting there: I’d favour the wander up to Twelve Apostles then taking the 15 minute … Continue reading

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Lower Apronful of Stones, Pendle Hill, Lancashire

‘Cairn’:  OS Grid Reference – SD 778 390 Getting Here Park up at the Nick of Pendle and follow directions to the Devil’s Apronful of Stones, but about halfway along the path, bear to the right along a swerving footpath … Continue reading

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Black Hill Long Cairn, Low Bradley, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0092 4756 Also Known as: Black Hill Long Barrow Bradley Moor Long Barrow Bradley Moor Long Cairn King’s Cairn Getting Here Follow the same directions for getting to the Black Hill Round Cairn.  It’s … Continue reading

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