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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.

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.

Glebe Cairn (HS)

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

The northernmost cairn of an extraordinary Bronze Age linear cemetery.

Carnasserie Castle (HS)

Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8RQ

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

American Monument

Mull of Oa, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AU

The memorial to the 550 American servicemen who lost their lives near here in 1918.

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...

Kilmichael Rock Carvings

Lochgilphead, Scotland, UK

Nether Largie Mid Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

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

Kildalton Cross (HS)

Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Argyll, Scotland, UK

The finest carved stone high cross in Scotland, dating to the 8th century.

Saddell Abbey

Carradale, Scotland, UK

A few ruins with a good collection of medieval grave slabs.

Cathedral of St Moluag

Lismore, by Oban, Argyll, PA34 5UL

The parish church of island of Lismore, it incorporates the choir of the 14th century cathedral of the diocese of Argyll....

Kilmory Knap Chapel

Knapdale, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A small chapel in a superb position it houses the exquisitely carved MacMillan’s cross and a large collection of medieval...

Oronsay Priory

Oronsay, Scotland, UK

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

Kilbrannan Chapel

Tarbert, Scotland, UK

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

1 St Blane's Church (HS) Rothesay, Argyll, Scotland, UK
2 Kilmartin Church Kilmartin, Nr Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK
3 Historic Kilmun Kilmun, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8SE
4 Glebe Cairn (HS) Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
5 Carnasserie Castle (HS) Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8RQ
6 American Monument Mull of Oa, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AU
7 Ri Cruin Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
8 Kilmichael Rock Carvings Lochgilphead, Scotland, UK
9 Nether Largie Mid Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
10 Kildalton Cross (HS) Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Argyll, Scotland, UK
11 Saddell Abbey Carradale, Scotland, UK
12 Cathedral of St Moluag Lismore, by Oban, Argyll, PA34 5UL
13 Kilmory Knap Chapel Knapdale, Argyll, Scotland, UK
14 Oronsay Priory Oronsay, Scotland, UK
15 Kilbrannan Chapel Tarbert, Scotland, UK

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