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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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Kilbrannan Chapel

Tarbert, Scotland, UK

This prominent medieval chapel by the shore is a short but rewarding walk from Skipness Castle.

Kilchoman Cross

Kilchoman, Scotland, UK

A magnificent cross dating from about 1350, it stands in a churchyard overlooking Machir Bay.

Oronsay Priory

Oronsay, Scotland, UK

A well- preserved 14th century priory, with beautiful cloisters and an exquisite medieval cross.

Skerryvore Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

The construction of Scotland’s tallest 48m (158ft) high lighthouse, on a treacherous low lying reef 10 miles south-west of...

Nether Largie South Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

Built some 5000 years ago this was originally a chambered tomb, it forms part of an extraordinary linear cemetery that...

Inveraray Jail & County Court

Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX

Scotland's preserved 19th century county courthouse and prison, with costumed guides & free audio guides in 6 languages.

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Nether Largie North Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

An impressive cairn with a large central cist; its capstone is carved with cup marks and axe heads.

Ballymeanoch Standing Stones

Ballymeanoch, Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

An extraordinary group of standing stones arranged in two parallel lines.

Carnasserie Castle (HS)

Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8RQ

One of Argyll’s finest castles, Carnasserie was built in the 1560s by John Carswell.

Ri Cruin Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

Built about 4000 years ago this is the southernmost cairn of the extraordinary linear cemetery that stretches south from...

Nether Largie Mid Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

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

Kilmichael Rock Carvings

Lochgilphead, Scotland, UK

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.

1 Kilmartin Church Kilmartin, Nr Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK
2 Iona Abbey (HS) Isle of Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SQ 4 stars
3 Kilbrannan Chapel Tarbert, Scotland, UK
4 Kilchoman Cross Kilchoman, Scotland, UK
5 Oronsay Priory Oronsay, Scotland, UK
6 Skerryvore Lighthouse Scotland, UK
7 Nether Largie South Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
8 Inveraray Jail & County Court Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX
9 Nether Largie North Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
10 Ballymeanoch Standing Stones Ballymeanoch, Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
11 Carnasserie Castle (HS) Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8RQ
12 Ri Cruin Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
13 Nether Largie Mid Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
14 Kilmichael Rock Carvings Lochgilphead, Scotland, UK
15 Historic Kilmun Kilmun, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8SE

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