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Kildalton Cross (HS)

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

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

Sailean Limekilns

Isle of Lismore, Scotland, UK

One of Scotland’s most impressive early industrial sites.

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.

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.

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.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Dunchraigaig Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

A large Bronze Age cairn with three cists, and nearby some impressive standing stones and rock carvings.

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...

Temple Wood Stone Circles

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

An extraordinary site, with two stone circles and burial cists, it may have been used for over 2000 years.

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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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.

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.

Baluachraig Rock Carvings

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

A small group of easily accessible cup and ring marked rocks.

Cruachan Visitor Centre

Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AN

Visit the world's first reversible pumped storage scheme. Free exhibition explains about construction and operation.

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Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars
1 Kildalton Cross (HS) Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Argyll, Scotland, UK
2 Sailean Limekilns Isle of Lismore, Scotland, UK
3 Historic Kilmun Kilmun, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8SE
4 American Monument Mull of Oa, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AU
5 Iona Abbey (HS) Isle of Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SQ 4 stars
6 Bonawe Iron Furnace (HS) Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1JQ 4 stars
7 Dunchraigaig Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
8 Skerryvore Lighthouse Scotland, UK
9 Temple Wood Stone Circles Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
10 Castle Stalker Portnacroish, Argyll, Scotland, UK
11 Kilmartin Church Kilmartin, Nr Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, UK
12 Kilmichael Rock Carvings Lochgilphead, Scotland, UK
13 Nether Largie Mid Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
14 Baluachraig Rock Carvings Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
15 Cruachan Visitor Centre Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AN 5 stars

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