The Callanish IV stone circle is one of many megalithic structures around the better-known (and larger) Callanish Stones (I) on the west coast of the isle of Lewis. The stone circle forms a pronounced oval measuring 13.3 by 9.5 metres. Only five stones currently stand, but there could have been as many as thirteen. The stones range in size from 2 to 2.7 metres. In the centre is a dilapidated cairn. A small slab, 60 centimetres high, is set on edge within the cairn.

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Founded: 3000-2500 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom

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Patrick Welch (2 years ago)
Amazing place to go at sunset, we were luckily as we were the only ones there when we visited. There are a few other stone circles around the island that are worth seeing, but this takes the top spot! If you want to continue on your neolithic adventures and ever make it to Orkney, there is another worthy circle called Ring of Brodgar. I would easily come back to either location for another walk around!
Andy Clark (2 years ago)
Awesome sight, lovely views and feelings
Scott Bramley (2 years ago)
Pretty impressive, though lacked some information as visitor centre closed
kim kidd (2 years ago)
Inspiring place, I was a bit anxious while there didn't get the calmness I was told I would get. I think there is just do much history in this place I was in awe
Ann Robertson (2 years ago)
Fabulous views of the stones and surrounding scenery but attacked by midges when the breeze dropped!
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