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Mineral Well, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NN 72110 47768 Also Known as: Iron Well Getting Here From Fortingall village, head west and turn down into the incredible beauty that is Glen Lyon.  As you enter the trees, a half-mile along … Continue reading

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The Bhacain, Cashlie, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 48367 41706 Also Known as: The Bhacan Canmore ID 23977 Cona Bhacain Getting Here Whether you take the road west from Fortingall, or over the heights from Loch Tay, when you reach Meggernie Castle … Continue reading

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Clachaig, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NN 583 468 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24237 Kerrowmore Archaeology & History In a discussion about the ancient chapel to St. Eonan (the local name in these parts for Adamnan) that once existed … Continue reading

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MacRee’s Cairn, Glen Meurain, Fortingall, Perthshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 3959 4375 Also Known as: Canmore ID 23899 Gleann Meran Getting Here Get to Pubil at the top of Glen Lyon, then walk on the track on the north side of Loch Lyon.  Several … Continue reading

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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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Duncroisk, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Dun (lost): OS Grid Reference – NN 539 386 (approximation) Also Known as: Dun croisgh Lairig Breisleich Laraig Bhreislich Archaeology & History Although this site doesn’t appear in the modern records, the remote situation of the place suggests that some remains … Continue reading

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Caisteal Mhic Neill, Cashlie, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NN 49036 41779 Getting Here Truly remote, but easy to find once you’re nearing the western end of Glen Lyon. Going upstream, past Cashlie Dam, watch out for the well-preserved stone kiln on the left-hand … Continue reading

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Adamnan’s Cross, Camusvrachan, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Standing Stone / Cross:  OS Grid Reference – NN 62537 47690 Also Known as: Eonan’s Cross Getting Here Take the road from Fortingall into the Glen. About 4 miles down, past the farmhouse of Slatich, then Craigianie, watch carefully as … Continue reading

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