Machrie Moor Stone Circles

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This is a short but satisfying stroll there and back along a good, level path across an atmospheric moor to visit several impressive stone circles and standing stones.

There are some information boards to help you interpret the stones, which are believed to date from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. Hut circles also proliferate in this fertile area, indicating that a large, settled agricultural community lived here long ago.

The scenery is wonderful and the song of skylarks and the liquid calls of curlews will be the only sounds you hear as you traverse this lovely landscape, liberally littered with the relics of the past.

Scotland - South Scotland - Ayrshire and Arran - Countryside

Features

Ancient Monument, Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Good for Kids, Good for Wheelchairs, Great Views, Moor, Mostly Flat, Mountains, Public Transport, Wildlife, Woodland