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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King's Arms Hotel

King's Arms Hotel
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dating from the 1600's this former coaching inn echoes that same function to this day as it continues to extend a warm welcome to visitors and locals alike. As a …

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Golden Eagle Lodge, Aviemore

Golden Eagle Lodge

This detached lodge rests in Feshiebridge near Aviemore in Scotland and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Kincraig (Self catering)
Tigh An Tearlach, Kincraig

Tigh An Tearlach

This detached cottage in Kincraig sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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