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Kilmartin Glen, Scotland

 
There is more to Kilmartin Glen than lambs, ewes and rams. This green, glacial valley is an outdoor museum. More than 350 age-old ruins and relics - burial cairns, standing stones, stone circles, and rock art - speckle this sheep-spotted basin. Take a walking tour of Kilmartin Glen. Hike public rights of way. Crisscross farmland. Enjoy nature. Marvel at Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age remains. Start your visit at Kilmartin House. View a slideshow. Learn about old stones. Plan your visit to coincide with the lambing season (March to May) and turn an archaeology adventure into animal escapade... Read More. Visit Kilmartin Churchyard and see some of the oldest gravestones in Scotland. End your journey at the museum café; it boasts some of the best food in Argyll.
Kilmartin Glen

Kilmartin Glen

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Kilmartin Churchyard

Kilmartin Churchyard

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Kilmartin Glen

Kilmartin Glen

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Cairn at Kilmartin

Cairn at Kilmartin

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Cool Tourist Attractions in Kilmartin Glen
 

Kilmartin, Argyll PA31 8RQ

Scotland

+44 (0) 1546 510278

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Kilmartin House is great place to begin a tour of Kilmartin Glen. Discover the history of Kilmartin. Learn about 'old stones'. View a 15-minute audiovisual at this church manse turned archaeological museum before setting out on a search for centuries-old burial cairns, standing stones, stone circles a ... Read More
Kilmartin House is great place to begin a tour of Kilmartin Glen. Discover the history of Kilmartin. Learn about 'old stones'. View a 15-minute audiovisual at this church manse turned archaeological museum before setting out on a search for centuries-old burial cairns, standing stones, stone circles and rock art.
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Cairn at Kilmartin

Cairn at Kilmartin

Alfredo De Simone

 
Traveler Reviews

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Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8UE

Scotland

Crinan Canal connects Loch Fyne with the Sound of Jura and was once the quickest route between Glasgow and Inverness. So why take the kids? History, locks and outdoor fun. Crinan Canal, completed in 1801, was once a vital link in Scotland's transport system. This man-made waterway, 9 miles long, boasts 1 ... Read More
Crinan Canal connects Loch Fyne with the Sound of Jura and was once the quickest route between Glasgow and Inverness. So why take the kids? History, locks and outdoor fun. Crinan Canal, completed in 1801, was once a vital link in Scotland's transport system. This man-made waterway, 9 miles long, boasts 15 working locks. What's more, the flat towpath that fronts the channel is great place to walk and bike.
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Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RR

Scotland

+44 (0) 1546 603611

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Moine Mhor, also known as the Great Moss, may be soggy but it's hardly boring. This raised bog, 5,000 years in the making, is both a rare and threatened habitat. Moine Mhor is home to a great variety of animals, birds and plants. Its varied landscape includes hummocks, hollows and pools. Walk the moss. Wa ... Read More
Moine Mhor, also known as the Great Moss, may be soggy but it's hardly boring. This raised bog, 5,000 years in the making, is both a rare and threatened habitat. Moine Mhor is home to a great variety of animals, birds and plants. Its varied landscape includes hummocks, hollows and pools. Walk the moss. Watch birds. Spot dragonflies.
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