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Airthrey Mineral Wells, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Healing Wells:  OS Grid Reference – NS 79504 97686 Also Known as: Airthrey Spa Airthrey Springs Bridge of Allan Spa Canmore ID 317260 Getting Here The old well-house is accessed easily.  From the main road of Henderson Street (or A9), that … Continue reading

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Abbey Craig, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8094 9566 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47113 Wallace Monument Fort Getting Here Most folk visiting here are coming from Stirling city.  There are various buses to get here, which head out over Stirling Bridge … Continue reading

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Castlehill Wood, St Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NS 75074 90902 Also Known as:  Canmore ID 46233 Castlehill Wood Getting Here Take the Gateside Road from St Ninians or Polmaise Road out of Torbrex across the M9, heading out west onto the southern moors of … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed?): OS Grid Reference – NS 7787 9252? Archaeology & History A small but ancient chapel once existed in Cambusbarron, long ago, located about one hundred yards east of the Chapel or Christ’s Well.  William Drysdale (1904) told that, … Continue reading

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Druim Mor, Callander, Perthshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 63542 09721  –  NEW FIND Getting Here Along the A84 Callander road, just going out on the east side of town, take the signposted road up and up and towards the car-park for … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (28), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5619 0197 Also Known as: Canmore ID 78348 Menteith 20 (van Hoek) Getting Here Take the same directions to reach the Nether Glenny cairn (about 1 mile west of where the B8034 meets the … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (42), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 5643 0229 Also Known as: Canmore ID 87397 Getting Here The easiest way to see this is to reach the Nether Glenny 2 Cairn, looking north to the slope a coupla hundred yards away, … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (35), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 56425 02099 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24041 Menteith 26 Nether Glenny 19 Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re visiting the nearby Nether Glenny 2 cairn. Once here, walk less than … Continue reading

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Nether Glenny (37), Port of Menteith, Perthshire

Cup-and-Ring Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 56322 02162 Getting Here About 1 mile west of where the B8034 meets the A81, between the Port of Menteith and Aberfoyle, a small road on the right (north) at Portend takes you … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 7932 9454  Also Known as: Whiskey Well Whusky Well Archaeology & History Once found beneath the northern foot of Gowan Hill, below the old hillfort and close to Stirling’s famous castle, the … Continue reading

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