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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Kirkconnel Hall Hotel

Kirkconnel Hall Hotel
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Originally home to the Arnott family Kirkconnel Hall dates as far back as the 15th century, providing the property with great historic interest. It is only 10 miles north of … more >>

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Taighali Apartment, Aultbea

Taighali Apartment

This is a one bedroom upper floor apartment, comfortable accomodation, with one double bed i also have a single fold away bed or cot which can be used in the …
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Osprey Apartment, Aviemore

Osprey Apartment

This charming apartment rests in Scottish Highlands, close to Aviemore and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
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