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Machrie Moor Stone Circles

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Address: Machrie Moor, Scotland
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3-Day Isle of Arran Tour from Edinburgh Including Robert Burns Country
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They are situated miles from anywhere of course and it took about 45 minutes to reach the last of them, but it was well worth it in the end. You should really try and visit these... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Ewen A
Houston, United Kingdom
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Houston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They are situated miles from anywhere of course and it took about 45 minutes to reach the last of them, but it was well worth it in the end. You should really try and visit these historical stones.

Thank Ewen A
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We done this walk the other day, there is a small car park at the beginning which is usually pretty empty, we had our one year old that walked quite a bit of it and loved walking through the field with the sheep, the stones themselves are very impressive and the silence there is amazing makes you contemplate why the... More 

Thank Graeme S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Very atmospheric and tranquil... It was like taking a walk back in time. We love a break in Arran and the many beautiful places to visit. Ideal get away to recharge the batteries.

Thank jacqui_stevieblack
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Delightful walk from the Car Park to these stones. This does involve climbing over Stiles. The adjacent gates could be opened but some are somewhat intricately tied up. Described by a Native as their Stonehenge! Possibly a slight exaggeration?

Thank philip m
Brodick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Try and get to see the stone circle either as the sun comes up or better when the sun sets. There are amazing sunsets on the west of Arran when the sun sets over Argyll. So atmospheric and steeped in history. If there is One thing you must do on the island, this is it.

Thank wrobertsisleofarran
Milton Keynes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A short, reasonably flat 20 - 25 minute walk from the car park to the stone circles on Machrie moor. Great views across the central areas of Arran with the back drop of the mountains around Goatfell. A number of stone circles around the area to see and also individual standing stones. The most impressive are the 3 tall upright... More 

1 Thank Alan K
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I was not sure how long it would take to get to the stones but it took us about 25 minutes to get to the final set, walking at a god pace. There are a few sets of stones that you pass as you walk along the path and it only gets slightly boggy underfoot when you enter the moor.... More 

Thank Scotgill
Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

need walking 20 minutes: stones coming out the ground, but few explanations on their origin: need better explanatory signs.

Thank Fabio D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is the second time I've visited the stones and thoroughly enjoyed it. Its a lovely walk which is relatively flat and not too long. I went with my 10 year old and other family including my mum who found it just just right, any more would have been too much.

Thank Pauline B
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A stunning place to visit on a sunny day. It is a 3 mile round trip walk to see all the sites across rough paths on open moorland. Good walking shoes needed. The views across Arran and to Kintyre are wonderful. The sites themselves are interesting. Apart from a car park and some information boards there are no staff or... More 

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