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Cairnpark, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference — NS 9618 9802 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48240 Archaeology & History The destruction of this site more than two hundred years ago almost beggars belief.  It isn’t merely the fact that the self-righteous … Continue reading

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Moir’s Well, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 96535 98711 Getting Here Go up the road alongside the Dollar Burn, turning right, up the steep hill as if heading to the Wizard’s Stone and the impressive Castleton monolith, a mile further … Continue reading

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Ladies Well, Alva, Clackmannanshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8857 9788 Also Known as: Wishing Well Getting Here From Alva, take the signs to walk up the gorgeous Alva Glen gorge, past the site of the Dwarf’s Tomb, over the bridge past … Continue reading

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Dwarf’s Tomb, Alva, Clackmannanshire

Tomb:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8848 9754 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47076 Getting Here From the main street through Alva, between the Co-op and the corner shop, go up the small road at the side of the Johnstone … Continue reading

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Lady Well, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 9112 9166 Getting Here From Clackmannan village centre (with its huge phallic stone), at the crossroads take the south road, Port Street.  Walk on here for 100 yards or so and the aptly … Continue reading

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Deil’s Cradle, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – NS 9686 9906 Also Known as: Devil’s Cradle Devil’s Rock Folklore Close to the legendary old Wizard’s Stone we find there’s a real cluster of witch-lore in this small area to the north of Dollar, … Continue reading

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Wizard’s Stone, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

Legendary Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NS 9656 9904 Getting Here From Dollar town centre, take the road up to the gorgeous Castle Campbell, but instead of turning up towards the castle, keep on the road, uphill, for another quarter-mile.  … Continue reading

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Maiden’s Well, Glendevon, Perthshire

Healing Well: OS Grid Reference – NN 9703 0139 Also Known as: 1. Maiden Well Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re going to the Maiden Castle fairy hill.  About 100 yards before reaching the hill, on the … Continue reading

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Maiden Castle, Glendevon, Perthshire

Legendary Hill: OS Grid Reference – NN 9710 0141 Also Known as: 1. Maiden’s Castle Getting Here Take the small steep road uphill from the town of Dollar in Clackmannanshire towards Castle Campbell. Less than 100 yards above the small … Continue reading

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Hawk Hill Cairn, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8911 9282 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47168 Getting Here From the railways station, walk to the dual carriageway (crossing the road) and walk on the A907 road to your left; cross the next … Continue reading

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