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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The Luib Hotel

The Luib Hotel
Ardchyle, Central Scotland

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Luib Hotel is an ideal place to stay for travellers needing to relax conveniently situated midway between Killin & Crianlarich with its backdrop of magnificent mountain sceneery. The Luib … more >>

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Kinlochbervie (Self catering)
Skipaflotta, Kinlochbervie

Skipaflotta

This modern house is near to the village of Kinlochbervie in the Highland region and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Staffin (Self catering)
Cottage at Seadrift, Staffin

Cottage at Seadrift

This delightful detached cottage sits in a superb location in the village of Staffin, sleeping two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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