History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The site on the edge of a terrace gives wide-ranging views over the river and across to the Forest of Birse.
The platform on which the cairn sits is not a natural feature but appears to have been formed by field clearance.
About 0.75 miles to the east is a second cairn of about the same size, and there is a much smaller cairn directly east with a dyke running through it.
The cairn stands about 300m north of the B976 immediately east of Croftfoddie.
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About Bucharn Cairn
Address: Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site
Location: Three miles south-west of Banchory, off the B976 onto a minor road. Half mile walk past Bucharn steading to the cairn.
Website: Bucharn Cairn
Opening Details: Open access site, usually accessible at any reasonable time
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Kincardine O'Neil Auld Kirk - 6 miles (Historic Church)
Cairn O'Mount - 7.7 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Peel Ring Of Lumphanan - 8.4 miles (Castle)
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