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Alkmaar PaardenmarktBurial Chamber
Allt an Duin (Skelpick)Broch
An ReidheanStone Circle
AuchleeRing Cairn
BorgerRound Cairn
Bridgeton Hill CairnCairn(s)
BronnegerRound Barrow(s)
Cadha nan IngreanStone Fort / Dun
Cairnwell Ring CairnStone Circle
CarrolBroch
Castle RockPromontory Fort
Castle Rock of MuchallsPromontory Fort
Clachan of KirktonStone Circle
Clune WoodCairn(s)
Cnocan Nan CobharLong Cairn
Creagan SoillierStone Fort / Dun
Cuidrach Stone SettingStone Circle
D33 ValtherveldHunebed
D48 Stone of NoordbargeNatural Rock Feature
D8a/b KniphorstbosHunebed
Den WoodBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
DriemarkenpuntRound Cairn
Dun A'CheitechinBroch
Dun AdhamhStone Fort / Dun
Dun AlighlinnBroch
Dun Ard an t-SabhailBroch
Dun ArkaigBroch
Dun BernisdaleStone Fort / Dun
Dun Boreraig (Duirinish)Broch
Dun BornasketaigStone Fort / Dun
Dun Borve (Greshornish)Broch
Dun Borve, CuidrachStone Fort / Dun
Dun ChaichStone Fort / Dun
Dun ChloStone Fort / Dun
Dun Cnoc a'SgaStone Fort / Dun
Dun ColbostBroch
Dun CraigStone Fort / Dun
Dun CreagachBroch
Dun CruinnStone Fort / Dun
Dun DeargStone Fort / Dun
Dun Druim nan SlochdStone Fort / Dun
Dun EyreStone Fort / Dun
Dun FadaStone Fort / Dun
Dun FaichStone Fort / Dun
Dun FeorligBroch
Dun FiadhairtBroch
Dun GarafadBroch
Dun Gleann UdalainStone Fort / Dun
Dun GoiridStone Fort / Dun
Dun Grianan (Tote)Stone Fort / Dun
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A keen hillwalker most of my life, my interest was restricted when the need arose to care for an ageing parent.

With limited opportunities to travel far from home, I 'discovered' the world of stone circles, mainly in my native Aberdeenshire.

This provided the ideal opportunity for short walks of just a few hours duration, and resulted in me visiting many places of interest that I had never considered previously.

Website:
Stone Circles of NE Scotland
Here you will find both Google and Bing maps displaying more than 100 sites of stone circles, the majority in my native Aberdeenshire. The markers on the maps are clickable, to reveal a photo of the stone circle and a link to RCAHMS-Carnmore's Site Record.

A menu at the side of the maps allows you to zoom in to any individual circle, viewing its environs as a zoomable aerial photograph (Google) or an OS Map (Bing).

Hunebedden
I've since extended my interest to the megalithic remains in The Netherlands, where there are some magnificent passage graves known as hunebedden (giant's beds). Despite the fact that The Netherlands is essentially flat and sandy, these 5000 year old monuments from the Funnel Beaker Culture are often found in exquisite woodland settings, nearly all of them in the province of Drenthe. There are almost limitless opportunities for delightful walks between small villages, taking in a diversion to a hunebed here and there.

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