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Standing stone with Kilmartin village in distance.,

This evening, I am reporting on an important funding boost for the ancient and important prehistoric landscape of Kilmartin Glen in Argyll, West of Scotland.

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Edradour Distillery, Pitlochry, Scotland.

This morning we departed our lodgings in Stirling and drove north into Perthshire.

First we called in at the country town of Crieff for a short visit and then on to the nearby Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery.  Glenturret is a sister distillery of Highland Park and Macallan. The group produces the Famous Grouse blend which incorporates single malts from the three group distilleries plus many others across Scotland.

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Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, Orkney.

This evening, the focus of my blog is one of Scotland’s important prehistoric sites, namely Maeshowe on Orkney.

Orkney is an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland which is home to one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W. Europe. Here can be found impressive domestic and ritual monuments which afford exceptional insights into the society, skills and spiritual beliefs of the people who built them

Read more on Visit Maeshowe, Orkney…