Grampian - Prehistoric Sites

This page Rodney's Stone - White Cow Wood Cairn

Included in this category of our heritage guide to Grampian are Pictish carved stones and crosses - one of the most fascinating features of the Aberdeenshire and Moray region. Grampian is extraordinarily rich in 'ancient' sites, with numerous examples of cairns, burial mounds, and stone circles dotted about the landscape. Why is the region so well-supplied with these ancient monuments? One simple answer is that Aberdeenshire and Moray were settled earlier and more densely than the Highland regions to the north and west. The sheer weight of numbers of ancient peoples resulted in much greater numbers of ancient sites that survive today.











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The Kenmore Hotel

The Kenmore Hotel
Kenmore, Central Scotland

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Scotlands Oldest Inn (1572) rests at the mouth of the River Tay in the conservation village of Kenmore. Poets Bar hosts a poem by Rabbie Burns on the chimmey breast … more >>

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This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625



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This Day in British History

01 September, 1886

Severn Tunnel opens

The longest railway tunnel in Britain took 14 years to build and stretched over 4 miles

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This king was killed while a prisoner at the Tower of London in 1471



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After travelling through the splendour of the scenery of Sutherland in the Scottish Highlands, and viewing the famous Torridon peaks of Quinag, Canisp and Suilven, you arrive in the beautiful …
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5 Innes-Maree, Poolewe

5 Innes-Maree

This single-storey cottage in Poolewe sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
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