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Nether Largie Mid Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

A Bronze Cairn it forms part of the extraordinary linear cemetery that stretches south from Kilmartin.

Nether Largie Standing Stones

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

This prominent group of standing stones, erected some 3200 years ago, may have been a lunar observatory.

St Blane's Church (HS)

Rothesay, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A 12th century Romanesque chapel set within an early Christian monastery. A charming, tranquil spot.

Kilmartin Church

Kilmartin, Nr Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A prominent church, it is well known for its stone crosses and superb collection of beautifully carved medieval grave slabs.

Iona Abbey (HS)

Isle of Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SQ

One of Scotland's most historic and venerated sites, Iona Abbey is an important Christian centre.

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Keills Chapel (HS)

Nr Tayvallich, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A stunning collection of West Highland graveslabs and early medieval sculpture that includes the magnificent Keills Cross.

Sailean Limekilns

Isle of Lismore, Scotland, UK

One of Scotland’s most impressive early industrial sites.

Rothesay Castle (HS)

Rothesay, Isle of Bute, PA20 0DA

A remarkable 13th century castle of enclosure, circular in plan, with a 16th century fore-work.

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Bridge over the Atlantic

Clachan Seil (Near Oban), Scotland, UK

A spectacular old bridge, it connects the Island of Seil to the mainland.

Dunadd Fort (HS)

by Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK

The kings of Dal Riata were inaugurated here more than 1,200 years ago.

Eileach an Naoimh (HS)

Garvellachs, Argyll, Scotland, UK

The ruins of an early Christian monastery, reputedly founded by St Brendan the Navigator.

Historic Kilmun

Kilmun, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8SE

Historic Kilmun boasts the Clan Campbell Mausoleum, the site of Fintan Munnu's first church, walks and historic graves.

Ardkinglas House

Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BG

The present house at Ardkinglas was completed in the autumn of 1907 after a miraculously short construction period of…

Castle Stalker

Portnacroish, Argyll, Scotland, UK

This spectacular mid 16th century tower of the Stewarts of Appin stands on a small rocky island 100 yards off shore. ...

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Bonawe Iron Furnace (HS)

Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1JQ

Founded in 1753 by Cumbrian iron masters, this is the most complete charcoal fuelled ironworks in Britain.

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1 Nether Largie Mid Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
2 Nether Largie Standing Stones Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
3 St Blane's Church (HS) Rothesay, Argyll, Scotland, UK
4 Kilmartin Church Kilmartin, Nr Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK
5 Iona Abbey (HS) Isle of Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SQ 4 stars
6 Keills Chapel (HS) Nr Tayvallich, Argyll, Scotland, UK
7 Sailean Limekilns Isle of Lismore, Scotland, UK
8 Rothesay Castle (HS) Rothesay, Isle of Bute, PA20 0DA 4 stars
9 Bridge over the Atlantic Clachan Seil (Near Oban), Scotland, UK
10 Dunadd Fort (HS) by Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK
11 Eileach an Naoimh (HS) Garvellachs, Argyll, Scotland, UK
12 Historic Kilmun Kilmun, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8SE
13 Ardkinglas House Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BG
14 Castle Stalker Portnacroish, Argyll, Scotland, UK
15 Bonawe Iron Furnace (HS) Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1JQ 4 stars

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