Borve Standing Stone
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The stone is about three feet high and leans at a considerable angle to the east. What struck me most was the dark, almost black colour of the stone, looking as if it was a piece of burnt charcoal in places.
Apparently, there is a second stone about 36 feet to the south-west, but this has been absorbed into the machair and was invisible when I looked!
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About Borve Standing Stone
Address: A888, Borve, Barra, Western Isles, Scotland
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site
Location: Off the A888 at Borve, south west Barra
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
Opening Details: Open access site, usually accessible at any reasonable time
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Dun Bharpa Chambered Cairn - 1.1 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Macleod's Tower - 1.2 miles (Historic Building)
Dun Cuier - 1.4 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Kisimul Castle - 2.3 miles (Castle)
Allt Chrysal Ancient Settlement - 2.4 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Cille Bharra Church - 4.9 miles (Historic Church)
Pollachar Standing Stone - 9.9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Hallan Roundhouses (Cladh Hallan) - 13.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Nearest Accommodation to Borve Standing Stone:
Nearby accommodation is calculated 'as the crow flies' from Borve Standing Stone. 'Nearest' may involve a long drive up and down glens or, if you are near the coast, may include a ferry ride! Please check the property map to make sure the location is right for you.
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