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.











Attraction search
in
Featured Historic Hotel
Tulloch Castle

Tulloch Castle
Dingwall, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

In days of old, only the Laird or the Chief of the Clan could enjoy a relaxing stay in a Scottish Highland Castle. Nowadays, times have changed. At Tulloch Castle … more >>

More hotels in Highlands and Islands >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image



British History Quiz

This fleet was sent by Philip of Spain in an attempt to invade England



 Clue

This Day in British History

02 August, 1100

William II killed while hunting in the New Forest

His brother Henry seizes the royal treasury and proclaims himself king

Monarch Mayhem

The Merciless Parliament of 1388 attempted to curb the excesses of this monarch



 Clue



Accommodation

Thurso (Self catering)
Bairlinnean, Thurso

Bairlinnean

Sitting room with electric fire dining area with sea views and doors to garden. Well equipped kitchen. First floor: Master bedroom with 6' zip and link bed (twins by arr). …
Sleeps 4

More cottages in Highlands and Islands >>

Nedd (Self catering)
Recroy, Nedd

Recroy

Recroy is a detached holiday cottage nestled on a remote hillside above the tiny hamlet of Nedd which offers breathtaking views along the western shore of Loch Nedd.
Sleeps 5

More cottages in Highlands and Islands >>

Passionate about British Heritage!