Killin Stone Circle

Killin, United Kingdom

Killin Stone Circle is a prehistoric stone circle situated at the west end of Loch Tay near the village of Killin.

The stone circle consists of six upright slabs, ranging in height from around 1.4 metres to 1.9 metres. The stones form a flattened circle with a diameter of around 10 metres. The stones are of dark grey schist. The two tallest stones lie next to each other on the southwest quadrant. On the top of the northernmost stone there are three cupmarks.

The stone circle is one of the more westerly examples of a large number of stone circles to be found in central Scotland, many of which consist of six stones. The good condition of this particular stone circle may be due to its position in the grounds of Kinnell House, and it may have been 'restored' in the 18th or 19th century.

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Founded: 2000-1000 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom

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Marcus Harris (7 months ago)
Free to do, just respect the owners gates and land. Wear boots as it's in a sheep/cow field.
D Wilson (7 months ago)
Menhir jp (10 months ago)
Visited in February 2020. Located along the road leading to the cottage. Although it is an inaccessible road, few visitors can use it. You can drive to the immediate vicinity of the Stone Circle. Although the circle itself is small, it has a double structure and is historically valuable. Boots are required because it is muddy. There is also a Standing Stone in the back of the library and along the road.
heini MH (14 months ago)
small stone circle - perfect for people like me who love something like that
ana Batres (2 years ago)
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