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A step back in time

Although not able to see inside this cairn due to renovation work, to view a structure created over... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Tom A
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Climb right in

This cairn is really nicely preserved. I climbed into the door end and crawled and squirmed out of... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Julie D
,
Waterloo, Canada
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7 Sep 2018
“A step back in time”
10 Jul 2018
“Climb right in”
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| 2km Line Running North–South Along the Valley Floor in Kilmartin Glen, Kilmartin, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Although not able to see inside this cairn due to renovation work, to view a structure created over 4,000 years ago in a truly lovely setting is amazing. Well worth stopping in Kilmartin by the visitor centre and walk about half a mile through a...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This cairn is really nicely preserved. I climbed into the door end and crawled and squirmed out of the other end. The small opening was inviting until my belly full of ice cream came into play. The archaeology in this glen is amazing and well...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is the last of 4 in a chain down about 2 Km from Kilmartin - and the most interesting as the interior was the biggest. Worth the pleasant walk down, on a good day, rather than giving up earlier.

Thank David R
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I loved being in here, it felt a bit intrusive initially but if one visits this place with respect for the people who lived and ied here this a wonderous place.

Thank kilmamouse
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great for kids to walk through the centre of the cairn. Probably the most interesting of the the three acorns, aided by the interpretation board.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Kids got a kick out of climbing in & out of the cairn - very tangible history lesson (& also great for pretending to be a zombie of course!!)

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Once you find it, it's fantastic. Reminded us of Newgrange in Ireland.... except you don't need a tour... they just allow you to walk and enter on your own... UNBELIEVABLE!!!

Thank Lisa212015
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The whole Kilmartin area was amazing and this Cairn was one of the largest. Easy to climb around the rocks and look inside. I'd heard that others could get into it but I'm not that flexible so I just peeked in. It was very impressive...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Close to the Nether Largie Standing Stones and Temple Wood Stone Cirlces is the Nether Largie South Cairn which is part of a group of cairns forming a linear cemetery. The Nether Largie South Cairn is a large cairn which you can see into from...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Just up from the Kilmartin stone circles---well sign posted --so no chance of getting lost---an excellent cairn --and to get inside and get the feel of 5000 years ago history --really gets you going--kids will love it

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