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Rough Haw, Flasby, North Yorkshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – SD 963 558 Also Known as: MYD1636 Getting Here Travel up the B6265 (Skipton to Grassington road) for a mile, watching on the small hills on your left (western) side, and then take the left … Continue reading

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Dun Chathach, Connel, Argyll

Hillfort: OS Grid Reference – NM 967 340 Also known as: Dun Cathich Getting Here Go up from Oban on the A85, past Connel and towards Taynuilt, keeping your eye out for where the train-line crosses the road. Just before … Continue reading

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Dun Bhuirg, Iona, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 265 246 Also known as: Dun Cul Bhuirg Getting Here Take the road that cuts across the island, west, until you reach the stupid golf-course.  Walk across it, heading for the coast (not the … Continue reading

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Garrywhin Fort, Ulbster, Caithness

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – ND 312 414 Getting Here Going up the A99, just as your approaching Ulbster, take the left turn where the phone box is and go up the track for about a mile towards Watenan house.  … Continue reading

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Dun Mac Sniachan, Benderloch, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 9032 3822 Also Known as: Dun mac Uisneachan Dun Uisnach Beregonium Archaeology & History This is a fine-looking monument amidst a fine piece of landscape!  The site was constructed over various centuries, beginning in … Continue reading

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Dun Gallain, Colonsay, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NR 348 931 Getting Here Bittova trek this one.  Once on Colonsay, head out onto the B8086 road west of Scalasaig until you, past Machrins, and onto the gold course. Take the footpath across it … Continue reading

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Dun Chonallaich, Ford, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8544 0366 Getting Here There’s two real ways to get up here: one from the Oban-Kilmartin roadside; the other from Ford village. I’d go for the latter as it avoids the traffic. Walk up the … Continue reading

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Creag a’ Chapuill, Ford, Kilmartin, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS grid reference – NM 855 024 Getting Here Dead easy!  From Kilmartin go north towards Oban and turn right a mile onwards, to Ford and Loch Awe.  Keep on the tiny road for about 2 miles and if … Continue reading

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Castleberg, Nesfield, North Yorkshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – SE 093 495 Getting Here Two main ways to get here.  Hmmmm….on second thoughts, one main way.  My preferred route would be from Addingham (east-side) where the foot-bridge crosses the Wharfe.  Walk up the path … Continue reading

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