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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Letham House

Letham House
Haddington, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled at the bottom of a secluded driveway Letham House is located just outside the small market town of Haddington in East Lothian. This beautiful area is just a short …

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This detached property rests within the village of Arisaig and sleeps up to 10 people, in five bedrooms.
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Set in the remote fishing village of Scourie this is a perfect cottage for those wanting to explore the wonderful dramatic scenery of the North West Highlands. A ferry leaves …
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