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Easy to get to but hard to find.

Enjoyed our visit on the way to St Blane's Chapel. Had a bit of trouble to find them as sign post... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Cheryl H
Irvine, United Kingdom
Hard to find but interesting

We were on a walk exploring Kikchattan bay area and spotted a trail following the West Island way... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
katie s
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Kingarth, Rothesay, Scotland
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All reviews sit quietly kingarth hotel quick visit enjoyed our visit well worth a visit airstrip forest spooky bracken signposts track field graveyard blanes bute island isle
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The stones are easy to find. Turn down to St Blanes Church - signposted. On the right is a long thin grass field with a wind sock. Other side of the road, a track and muddy parking. You have arrived. Stones in the bracken to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard T
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Seen lots of standing stones, none in such a setting though -maybe it was just the pouring rain and mist that gave it the spooky atmosphere?

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Enjoyed our visit on the way to St Blane's Chapel. Had a bit of trouble to find them as sign post was knocked over but eventually found them by looking at notice board map. Stones are within easy walking distance to the car and my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

They are hard to spot; we drove past them a couple of times (not far from the junction by the graveyard; opposite the air strip; go through the gap). Small car park and a minute walk to the stones. Very atmospheric spot with the dark...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Squither
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The standing stones are a real mystery!, certainly worth visiting along with the forest a really lovely part of the Island.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Take the Plan Road from Kingarth Graveyard and the stones can be seen a few huindred yards down, on your left The site has been cleared now - unless the bracken has grown back. Just sit quietly and wonder when and why the stones were...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank WolverhamptonVideo
Reviewed 17 January 2018

A couple of standing stones that are near to the Kingarth hotel and opposite Bute's airstrip. If you add in the walk along to the other set of standing stones it may be a decent walk, other wise it's a quick stop which won't take...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Beef-Mc
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Stopped in the car park to have a little look. There are walks around the stones but we were running out of daylight. An interesting quick visit

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CoolCollectedMummy
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoy my meal and the place it's very beautiful with a wonderful garden. I will come back for sure.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank igor a
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were on a walk exploring Kikchattan bay area and spotted a trail following the West Island way along the side of a forest over the island. We saw that the stones on the map were near the route and decided to stop off but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank katie s
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Julie D
14 October 2018|
Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
Half a mile ... walking or driving. Leave the pub and walk [or drive] due west. Shortly you get to the Kingarth Cemetery. Turn left and shortly after wards, at the end of the grass airstrip is an entrance to a track to the... More
Julie D
17 August 2017|
Response from katie s | Reviewed this property |
It's about 7 miles, the roads are narrow but the island has fabulous over land walks. You can take the bus to kingarth and walk in 5-10 minutes. I found it hard to get walking maps paths online, I think a good OS map would... More