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Reviewed 3 days ago

Magical location with numerous stone circles of different types. A must visit destination for the Isle of Arran: you can explore the different circles and read informative boards on the age and purpose of the circles and the people who built them. It's a good...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a moment to acknowledge that this place is thousands of years old. There are multiple sites to explore, all at no charge. Go late in the day when it’s wet and windy and you won’t be distracted by anyone else

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The standing stones are on a working farm and it is a fair walk ona reasonable track to get to the first ones. The first is a double ring of stones which is quite unusual but the photos we got were worthb the walk. The...More

1  Thank Spire555
Reviewed 1 week ago

Iv never seen so many stone circles in one area, it really was an amazing day out, the weather wasn’t too good but it was still more than worth going to see

Thank MickP370
Reviewed 1 week ago

The car park is a little distance from the actual site but it is a easy walk to the stones and the walk kinds of helps to build up the atmosphere and wonder. There is a ruined farm building as you approach the standing stones...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took us around 35 minutes to get to the site, and when we got there we just saw these stones sticking out of the ground which left me speechless. There is a brief history section written up in front of the stones which gives...More

1  Thank Alexa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very atmospheric site in glorious surroundings. To properly appreciate the setting, I'd recommend getting out early before the hordes of other visitors descend I set off from my car at around 9am and enjoyed the circles in solitary splendour until my return walk. By...More

1  Thank Sunnydalegal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history behind the stones is well explained on information boards around the sites. The walk seems a little further than some estimates but is probably no more than 1.5 miles (one way) from the car park. The surface is a farm track and good...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walk from the car park was nice and relaxing through farm and moorland. Wear walking boots. The stones were amazing to see. Information boards were informative. More than just standing stones which is what I had expected. Clearly had been a village here and was...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

First of all, after reading the poor reviews, I got a little cross with the comments. Directions are clear. It clearly states the stones are a 1km walk from the car park and across moors, so obviously it could get wet...its on peat too so...More

1  Thank FionaG1321
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