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A great scenic detour between Dundee and Aberdeen

The stones are located on the main road through the village with one located in the churchyard... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Melbourne, Australia
Pleasantly surprised

My wife and I were touring around the nearby area on Easter Sunday, 16th April, so made a slight... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
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21 Aug 2018
“So historic and connects you to our ancestors”
20 Jun 2018
“Pictish Stones”
Main St, Aberlemno Village, Aberlemno, Scotland
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were blown away by this little village and the treasures it contains. We loved it and then went for a walk up to the iron age fort on Turin Hill. Just amazing and a must see

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Truly amazing to see! The Church stone is amazing in the cemetery. The three by the road are also fascinating! Well worth the detour if on your way to Stonehaven Castle.

Thank dianewG746CG
Reviewed 15 May 2017

These are three standing stones on one side of the road and another standing in front of the town church, perhaps a half mile away. They are Pictish and some information is provided via a small sign. There is a small parking area available. The...More

2  Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The stones are located on the main road through the village with one located in the churchyard surrounded by a small fence. The stones along the road can be reached from a gravel car park, be cautious as the road can actually be quite busy....More

1  Thank orrc1601
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I were touring around the nearby area on Easter Sunday, 16th April, so made a slight detour to Aberlemno to visit the stones. There is a nice free car park situated just across the road from the roadside stones. Within the car...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see such old Pictish stones but they are boarded up in winter. There are some information boards with what is known about them. Worth stopping if you are passing but not worth a detour.

Thank avrilg520
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Planned a recent cycle route to pass through Aberlemno and visit the stone carvings, perhaps get a photo etc, on a beautiful November day. After 15km I reached the village, but incredibly dissapointed to find every single stone is now boxed in completely by solid...More

2  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 15 August 2016

There is a church with parking in the back and the stone is in the grave yard. Very nice the original. Then at the Elementary School is a reconstructed stone from the original the cemetery, but with perfect carvings. But down the road from the...More

2  Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The roadside and graveyard stones are three of the most iconic Pictish Stones. Highly recommended for any Pictish enthusiast. The stones are covered over in the winter time by wooden boxes to protect them from the elements, so visit during the summer months to avoid...More

1  Thank Murno
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Aberlemno is a small hamlet with a huge history. The Pictish stones here are some of the best examples in Scotland. There is one in the yard of the church in the village. It is worth seeing for the excellent carvings of hunting scene and...More

1  Thank maram639
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