Grampian - Prehistoric Sites

Included in this category of our heritage guide to Grampian are Pictish carved stones and crosses - one of the most fascinating features of the Aberdeenshire and Moray region. Grampian is extraordinarily rich in 'ancient' sites, with numerous examples of cairns, burial mounds, and stone circles dotted about the landscape. Why is the region so well-supplied with these ancient monuments? One simple answer is that Aberdeenshire and Moray were settled earlier and more densely than the Highland regions to the north and west. The sheer weight of numbers of ancient peoples resulted in much greater numbers of ancient sites that survive today.











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Dalmunzie Castle Hotel

Dalmunzie Castle Hotel
Glenshee, Tayside

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Dalmunzie Castle is a stunning quintessential Lairds mansion turreted in the Scots Baronial style & standing proudly at the head of a 6500 acre estate dating back to 1510. Enjoying … more >>

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Forres (Self catering)
16 Cinchona Road, Forres

16 Cinchona Road

This detached cottage is located in Forres, Moray and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Strathisla, Aviemore

Strathisla

This detached single-storey cottage in Aviemore sleeps up to five people in two bedrooms.
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