Carn Ban is a Neolithic chambered tomb located on the Isle of Arran. It is considered as one of the most famous of the Neolithic long cairns of south-west Scotland. It is of a type found across south-west Scotland known as a Clyde cairn. It is trapezoidal in shape, with a semicircular forecourt at the upper northeast end. The forecourt has an entrance leading into a long chamber divided into compartments by cross-slabs, similar to the arrangement at Torrylin Cairn, about 3 miles to the southwest. The chamber of Carn Ban is 30 metres long and 18 metres broad. The tomb was excavated in the late 19th century, but the only finds were a flint flake, an unburnt fragment of human bone, and a pitchstone flake.



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susan chapman (6 months ago)
The Isle of Arran is a beautiful place lots to do and see in the outdoors lots of lovely walks ,waterfalls seal watching Castles and a great beach bar ?.
Richard Paxton (7 months ago)
I've been working on Arran but I've been so lucky to get out and about on the island and I've got to say I've fallen in love with this island and it's definitely worth a visit
John Dodd (7 months ago)
We were lucky with the weather but this island is stunning in any weather, amazing walks, views and wildlife. We will be back for sure
Stuart Paterson (10 months ago)
Beautiful, wait no STUNNING island. Genuinely will consider moving here in the future, the locals are all very friendly and polite, lots of nice places to eat and activities for all ages, not the cheapest although this would be expected on such a decadent island
Clare Moss (10 months ago)
Wow . What a beautiful stunning place to visit. Absolutely fell head over heels in love with this island. Will do a longer trip next time as I just can't do it in one day.
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