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Beacharr Standing Stone, Kintyre

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Beacharr Standing Stone, Kintyre
Argyll and Bute - Killean, Strathclyde, Scotland
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About the photo:

I had the devil of a time finding the Beacharr standing stone. It was well marked on my OS map, and mentioned prominently in my guidebook to the Kintyre peninsula, but it wasn't signposted from the road, so I drove back and forth four times before I realized where it must be. I scrambled up a bracken-covered hillside, and dodged sheep until I reached the top of the ridge, where the stone stood. The location is stunning, with a clear view to Jura and Islay.

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