Glassel Dam Wood Stone Circle
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
A large boulder, which may be associated with the circle, lies about 3 metres away. The circle at Glassel Dam marks the transition period between older recumbent stone circles and later '4 poster' circles.
The site is best accessed off a minor road running north from the A93 at Bridge of Canny. Stop at a private entrance and follow a track west through the trees.
The historic house of Craigievar Castle is just 6 miles away.
About Glassel Dam Wood Stone Circle
Address: Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site
Location: In the Kinnoch Forestry Plantation 4 miles west of Banchory. Exit the A93 at Bridge of Canny, turn north in .75 mile, and after 1.5 miles park by a private entrance. Cross the road, walk west on a track for 150 metres, and the circle will be 100 metres south of the track, among the trees.
Photo Credit: Michael Murray, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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