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The Round Cairn, Grey Cairns of Camster, Caithness The two Grey Cairns of Camster (The Round and Long Cairns) are among the oldest stone monuments in Scotland.... more at the link

The Round Cairn, Grey Cairns of Camster, Caithness, Scotland. The two Grey Cairns of Camster (The Round and Long Cairns) are among the oldest stone monuments in Scotland.

standing stones scotland | Standing Stones, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on a very ancient landscape on the West of Scotland, namely Kilmartin Glen.

Polachar Stone, West Kilbride, South Uist, the stone is thought to date from 2,000 bc and stands 1.5 metres high with a good view over the sea  to to the Isle of Barra

Polachar Stone, West Kilbride, South Uist, the stone is thought to date from bc and stands metres high with a good view over the sea to to the Isle of Barra

Stone Circles of North-East Scotland

Stone Circles of North-East Scotland

Standing Stone, Arran, Scotland

10 Things to See in Ireland before You Die. Ireland's mighty Cliffs of Moher reign strong as one of the country's most visited natural attractions.

Caithness, Scotland: Castlehill Flagstone Quarry Windmill. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Caithness, Scotland: Castlehill Flagstone Quarry Windmill. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A Standing Stone in Machrie Moor. Stone Circle Number 3. Isle of Arran, Scotland.

A Standing Stone in Machrie Moor. Stone Circle Number Isle of Arran, Scotland. Car park north of Blackwaterfoot on the

Isle of Vatersay - Standing Stone - Vatersay, Western Isles. SCOTLAND.

Isle of Vatersay - Standing Stone - Vatersay, Western Isles. Call 0345 470 8558 for more information on how to explore the isle of Vatersay.

Ancient Scotland - Carman Muir Burial Chamber

This ruined burial chamber on a slope overlooking the River Clyde would be very easy to miss if it weren't for the large triangular portal stone standing in front of a jumble of smaller stones enclosing a rectangular chamber about 15 .

Kilmartin: Dunchraigaig Cairn. An amazing Bronze Age Cairn, situation in the rich prehistoric environment of Kilmartin Glen. #Scotland #history

An amazing Bronze Age Cairn, situation in the rich prehistoric environment of Kilmartin Glen.

St Adamnan’s Cross: standing stone in Fortingall, Perthshire

St Adamnan’s Cross: standing stone in Fortingall, Perthshire, Scotland

On a gravel terrace above the River Nairn is one of Scotland’s most evocative sacred prehistoric sites. The Clava Cairns are dominated by a line of three exceptionally well-preserved burial cairns, each enclosed by stone circles. We know little about who the cairn builders were, for they left no written record.

News, commentary, random musings, and occasional Deep Thoughts about Diana Gabaldon's books (the OUTLANDER and Lord John series).

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