Logie Newton Cairns
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The quartzite blocks are very large, ranging up to 1.3 metes long.
Cairn A is the smallest at 5m in diameter, while Cairns B and C are 7.5m across. Cairn A has most of its kerb stones intact, though several lie within the circle. Cairn C is a turf-covered mound about 0.6m high.
The cairns have never been excavated but probably contain one or more burials.
In the same area are numerous ancient sites, including Loanhead Stone Circle, Fyvie Symbol Stones, and the Newton Stone standing stone.
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About Logie Newton Cairns
Address: Logie Newton, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site
Location: Situated off the minor road between Logie Newton and Ythanwells, off the B9001. Follow the field boundary uphill from Logie Newton Farm for 0.5 mile.
Website: Logie Newton Cairns
Photo Credit: Anne Burgess, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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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Fyvie Symbol Stones - 6.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Kinnairdy Castle - 7.3 miles (Castle)
Dunnideer Castle - 7.4 miles (Castle)
Huntly Castle - 8 miles (Castle)
Brander Museum - 8.1 miles (Museum)
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