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Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX

Discover the history and legends of Bennachie. Learn about the colonists of the 1800's and see the Maiden Stone, a 10-ft...

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  • Culsh Souterrain © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Culsh Souterrain (HS)

    by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB35

    A well-preserved underground passage, with roofing slabs intact over the large chamber and entrance. About 2,000 years old.

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    Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

    A recumbent stone circle, with a massive recumbent stone and flankers. In the kirkyard at Midmar Kirk.

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  • Cullerlie Stone Circle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS)

    Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB14

    A circle of eight stones enclosing an area consecrated by fires on which eight small cairns were later built.

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    Sunhoney Stone Circle

    Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32

    A particularly fine recumbent stone circle, with nine standing stones and a cup-marked recumbent stone with flanking pillars.

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  • Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS)

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

    A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old. Car parking nearby.

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    Eslie the Greater Stone Circle

    Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

    A well-preserved recumbent stone circle, with good views to the south and west.

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    Bridge of Dye

    Aberdeenshire, AB31

    Built in 1680 this is one of the oldest bridges in the north-east. Tolls were once levied for its upkeep.

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    Migvie Stone

    by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

    A handsome 9th century Pictish cross-slab with on one side a large cross and on the other a horse and rider.

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    Chapel of St Fergus Stones

    Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

    Two finely carved Pictish stones are set into the east gable of the old kirk. One has a large beast and symbols, the other...

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  • Formaston Cross Slab
    Formaston Cross Slab

    The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR

    Formaston Cross Slab

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  • Sueno's Stone © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Sueno's Stone (HS)

    Forres, Moray, IV36

    At over 6m high, Scotland's tallest sculpted standing stone. Its carvings include rare battle scenes.

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  • Well of the Lecht
    Well of the Lecht

    Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK

    An attractive plaque, beside the well on the A939 records how five companies of the 33rd Regiment built this section of...

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  • Tomnaverie Stone Circle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS)

    Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

    A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old.

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  • Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS)

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

    The best known of a group of recumbent stone circles, enclosing a ring cairn. Beside it is a small burial enclosure.

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  • 1 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
    2 Culsh Souterrain (HS) by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB35
    3 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    4 Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS) Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB14
    5 Sunhoney Stone Circle Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32
    6 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
    7 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
    8 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
    9 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
    10 Chapel of St Fergus Stones Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
    11 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
    12 Sueno's Stone (HS) Forres, Moray, IV36
    13 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
    14 Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS) Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34
    15 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

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