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This ancient monument is one of the most significant archaeological spots in Scotland's Outer Hebrides.
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All reviews stone circle unlike stonehenge magical place visitor centre and cafe well worth a visit within walking distance amazing site awe inspiring gift shop car park nice cafe walk around great place to visit short walk sunny day outer hebrides scones
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great site and nice cafe and information centre too. I was surprised that there other stones nearby, the best are Callanish II and Callanish III just up the road.

Thank Mcscotty
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see if you're visiting Scotland. Tiny walk up the hill, which reveals an amazing vista. Not crowded, and the gift shop and restaurant are nice, too.

Thank cynschmidt124
Reviewed 1 week ago

Depending on the time of day, you may be alone with these ancient stones standing on this ancient site. Carefully look at each stone and recall that each was chosen for a purpose by someone centuries ago. Best in the UK.

Thank slarson127
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had super visit to the Standing Stones,I was amazed to see how many there were,and still upright. It's amazing how the people managed to get these huge stones moved,never mind getting them placed upright. Incredible. Coffee and cake in the Cafe afterwards. lovely.

Thank Faymar_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Calanais standing stones are a must-see ancient monument if you are planning a trip to Lewis. Erected around 5000 years ago, the purpose of these stones is a complete mystery. They were built about the same time as Stonehenge. Whilst there is no charge...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't take in the formal tour but walked around the stones. The mind just boggles as to how the stones were erected in those days. It is certainly Lewis's version of Stonehenge and it deserves all of the praise it gets in reviews.

Thank Mustang1955
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing site - you can walk right up to the stones. Not much explanation about the site but a great place for selfies :) If you are really interested about this site, I recommend viewing the video Standing With Stones, which goes into depth...More

Thank InisFada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive stones, a lot more than I was expecting, easy to get to but still quite atmospheric. Great that you can walk among them, makes it more of an experience. We went after 5 in the evening, and had them to ourselves! Weather hadn't...More

Thank Fee667667
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we heard about these standing stones I was expecting just a relatively few. What we found was three distinct locations each having a number of stones. The three sites are within easy walking distance and are clearly signposted. The primary site consisted of around...More

Thank Traveler749562
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you find yourself on the Isle of Lewis then this is one of the first stops you should make. These stones are over 5,000 years old and you are able to walk directly up to them and really get a close look at the...More

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25 August 2018|
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Response from gmorganlcsw | Reviewed this property |
Look up Calmac website for pricing info. It may be a challenge to get over there, drive north to the Standing Stones (an hour north), explore the islands and get back. The return ferry to Isle of Skye is very early in the... More
11 March 2018|
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Response from Croftboy | Reviewed this property |
An hour and a half should cover it. Take your time outside... it’s really worth it. !