Pictish Style Carving at Dunadd, Kilmartin Glen

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Inveraray and then drove via Lochgilphead to Kilmartin Glen stopping to visit the following sites:

 Achnabreck ‘Rock Art’ site. 

Achnabreck Prehistoric Rock Art

Achnabreck Prehistoric Art, Kilmartin Glen

  • Dunadd Fort, which was occupied during the period between 5th and 10th centuries and may have been an early power base for the Scots migrating from Ireland. 

Dunadd Fort, Kilmartin Glen

  • Kilmartin House Museum, where there is an excellent book shop and museum focusing on the prehistory of the area.
  •  Mediaeval Grave Slabs in Kilmartin Churchyard.

Mediaeval Grave Slabs, Kilmartin


  •  Glebe Cairn, visible from the Museum.


Glebe Cairn, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland

  • Temple Wood Circles.

Temple Wood Circles, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland


  • Nether Largie South Chambered Cairn

Nether Largie South Cairn, Kilmartin Glen



Nether Largie South Cairn, Kilmartin Glen


  • Nether Largie Stones

Nether Largie Stones, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland


  • Dunchraigaig Cairn.

Dunchraigaig Cairn, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland

  • Ballymeanoch Stones.

Ballymeanoch Stones, Kilmartin Glen

Ballymeanoch Stones, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland


  • Ballymeanoch Kerb Cairn.

Ballymeanoch Kerb Cairn, Kilmartin Glen

  • Ballymeanoch Henge

Ballymeanoch Henge, Kilmartin Glan

Carnassarie Castle, Scotland

The intermittent rain did not detract from enjoyment of our village. Tonight we are in Oban, tomorrow the Great Glen and Glencoe.