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Address: National Grid Reference: 26, NH 383 303 | Glen Urquart, 8.5m West of Drumnadrochit off the A831, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01667 460232

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Lesser known Cairn near Loch Ness

This cairn was not bustling with tourists and it made for an adventure. The standing stones ringing the cairn were intact. The cairn itself was amazing. The stones piled high and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This cairn was not bustling with tourists and it made for an adventure. The standing stones ringing the cairn were intact. The cairn itself was amazing. The stones piled high and the entrance needed to stoop and crawl to enter. A fabulous place to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It is well worth the short journey off the main tourist trail of Loch Ness to see the Corrimony Cairn. Given that it is 4,000 years old you can only stand in wonder and think of the people who built it. There is a site with similar structures at Clava Cairns just beside Culloden Battlefield which we also visited and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I didn't even know about this site until we signed up for the seven-hour Jacobite Tour. Honestly, it seems like an add-on to the tour in order to make it "worth" the seven hours, but it was interesting to see, nonetheless. If you're an Outlander fan, it will invoke thoughts of being transported in time. You will be able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The top of this 4,000 year old burial chamber caved in long ago, but the walls and the access tunnel are intact, so we were able to crawl inside.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Situated a short distance from a conveinent car park. This small but largely intact passage tomb with it 's ring of 12 standing stones is very interesting to visit. It is possible to crawl through the passage into the centre or walk over the top and look down into the top.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was about a 15-minute side-trip in a picturesque area. It has descriptive plaques and was interesting.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Yes we really did go to a lot of cairns! Corrimony is a great one though, on the edge of a valley. There is the information board, a car park and no other facilities except the cairn itself which is well presented and informative. If you are in the area, take the short (about 7 miles) drive from the insanity... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Visited this ancient spot after touring Loch Ness and seeing Urquhart Castle. Glad we stopped, very interesting on how it was set up and how it lasted for so long! Literally right in the middle of a sheep farm!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This site is half a mile off the A813 Drumnadrochit to Cannich road and usually very quiet. As burial mounds go it is one of the best preserved in Britain. The capstone is still present but has been moved to open up the central chamber. The entrance passageway is intact so the structure is easily understood. Add in the surrounding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

From tha roadside it looked like a heap of stones. When you got closer you could see the full glory of the cairn, and for those that were brave enough and not claustrophobic you could crawl into the chamber. A nice piece of history that's free for all.

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Address: National Grid Reference: 26, NH 383 303 | Glen Urquart, 8.5m West of Drumnadrochit off the A831, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01667 460232
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Drumnadrochit

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