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Modsary, Tongue, Sutherland

Hut Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NC 65189 61639 Getting Here Along the A836 between Tongue and Bettyhill—nearly 5 miles (7.75km) east of Tongue—take the minor road north to Modsary and Skerray.  Some 1.75 miles along you’ll notice an inland loch … Continue reading

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Talmine (west), Melness, Tongue, Sutherland

Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – NC 5764 6248 — NEW FIND Getting Here Along the A836 road between Durness and Tongue, take the minor road north to Melness and Talmine. 400 yards or so past Talmine Stores shop, walk left up … Continue reading

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Achnaburin, Bettyhill, Farr, Sutherland

‘Hut Circle’:  OS Grid Reference – NC 7082 5891 Also Known as: Achnabourin Canmore ID 6210 Getting Here Take the A836 road (between Bettyhill and Tongue), crossing the metal bridge across the River Naver a mile south of Bettyhill.  Keep going for nearly … Continue reading

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Newton Bridge Enclosure, Fowlis Wester, Perthshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NN 8884 3155 Getting Here Venture along the A822 Crieff to Dunkeld road, turning down into the gorgeous Sma’ Glen.  Nearly 1 mile past Ossian’s Stone, just past where the road crosses the River Almond, walk along the track on your … Continue reading

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Achamore Hut Circles, Bettyhill, Farr, Sutherland

Hut Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NC 74219 58055 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6262 Getting Here Along the A836 road a mile east of Bettyhill, a track goes south onto the moors just before Loch Salachaidh. Walk along here for several … Continue reading

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Tombreck (07), Ben Lawers, Kenmore, Perthshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 65022 38285 Also Known as: Canmore ID 238573 Getting Here Take the A827 road that runs alongside Loch Tay between Killin and Kenmore, and about 6 miles from Killin watch out for the signposts … Continue reading

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Baile Mhargaite Enclosure 1, Bettyhill, Sutherland

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NC 69843 61228 Also Known as: Bail Margait Margaret’s Town Getting Here Take the A836 road west out of Bettyhill, down the road and cross the river on the tiny bridge.  From here, go over … Continue reading

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Conichan East, Glen Almond, Perthshire

Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – NN 84645 32074  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Park up and walk the long estate track up Glen Almond for nearly three miles until, on your left, you’ll see a small pond.  From here, walk … Continue reading

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Glen Cochill 1, Little Dunkeld, Perthshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NN 90732 41196 Also Known as: Canmore ID 26252 Southern Enclosure Getting Here Take the directions to find the Carn Ban giant cairn.  Once there, you’re in the middle of the enclosure—or near enough! Archaeology … Continue reading

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Shaman’s Lodge, Glen Cochill, Perthshire

Hut Circles:  OS Grid Reference – NN 90591 41247  —  NEW FIND Getting Here Take the same directions to reach the giant Carn Ban prehistoric tomb. Follow the track past the tomb further onto the moorland until you reach a … Continue reading

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