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Machrie Moor Stone Circles

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Address: Machrie Moor, Scotland
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A Magical Place

We have been coming to the stones for well over 40 years and it still has a lovely magical feeling. It is a slight walk from the road to the stones and not advisable for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Peebles, United Kingdom
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Peebles, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to the stones for well over 40 years and it still has a lovely magical feeling. It is a slight walk from the road to the stones and not advisable for wheelchairs or people with walking difficulties but the path is quite easy and mainly flat. When you get the main group of stones (there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Visiting these stones was fabulous. After being in Stonehenge, where you could not get close to the stones, these were even more special. You can walk up and touch them. Wow.

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1 Thank TammieSearles
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

An easy walk in good weather, but would be blowy in bad. You get a real sense of presence and the stones are very tall.

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1 Thank Mr&MrsAdventure
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I visited most recently early in the morning for sunrise and caught the moon before it set. The stones are about a mile gentle walk from the carpark and well worth this to find you are there on your own.

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Thank Frank M
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Easy walk along a farm track. Took us just over an hour...6 year old managed it with no problem. Great views.

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Thank 06DK
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A perfect addition to your trip to Isle of Arran with a short walk accros the fields between sheep and cows on a stony path. There are boards scattered along the way to explain all the stones lying and standing around. Don't wear your fanciest shoes as yours will probably get dirty, especially when it's been raining and we know... More 

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1 Thank Purcell1659
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Really straightforward, small car park and directions though the moor to several sites. Well worth a visit the views are fantastic too!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Well worth the walk from car park, this site will get you all wondering why, the logistics of moving such huge stones and what they meant. If in Arran, one of the must sees.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Fascinating makes you wonder how and why they put them there. It must have taken a huge effort and it made us wonder why that place was chosen

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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

It is well worth the short walk (approx 1 1/2 km) to the moor from the car park. Do not go expecting a stone circle like the Ring of Brodgar - you will be disappointed. However if you go with an open mind and allow yourself enjoy the wonder of the many small circles standing on the landscape you cannot... More 

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