Steinacleit Stone Circle
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The Historic Scotland sign tells us 'Neolithic burial cairn (c. 1800-1500 BCE). The circle of large stones, some 50 ft in diameter, formed the kerb which enclosed the cairn. An outer setting of stones, oval on plan and of unknown purpose, runs at varying distances from the cairn.'.
About Steinacleit Stone Circle
Address: Lewis, Shader, Western Isles, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site - Standing Stones
Location: At the south end of Loch an Duin, near the hamlet of Shader, Isle of Lewis, on the A857 to Ness.
Website: Steinacleit Stone Circle
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
Opening Details: Open access site, usually accessible at any reasonable time
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