History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
There are remnants of a stone circle on the outer ring. There are nine remaining stones from the circle; five are standing, one is leaning, one is set against the wall, and two have completely fallen.
About nine metres south-east of the largest standing stone is a pair of upright stones which might be related or might be part of another, separate monument.
Marionburgh is of the type known of monument known as a Clava Cairn, after the site at Balnuaran of Clava, outside Inverness.
The cairn is only a short stroll from historic Ballindalloch Castle to the west.
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About Marionburgh Cairn
Address: Ballindalloch, Aberlour, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site
Location: Off the A95, seven miles south-west of Aberlour onto a track (just north of the River Avon at Bridge of Avon). The cairn is 170 metres along, on the south of the track.
Website: Marionburgh Cairn
Photo Credit: Ewen Rennie, 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
Old Bridge of Avon - 0.2 miles (Historic Building)
Ballindalloch Castle - 0.4 miles (Historic House)
Inveravon Symbol Stones - 0.9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Drumin Castle - 3.7 miles (Castle)
Little Conval Fort - 7.1 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Craigellachie Bridge - 8.4 miles (Historic Building)
Mortlach Battle Stone - 8.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Mortlach Kirk - 8.8 miles (Historic Church)
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