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King’s Cave near Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran

This evening, I am reporting on early Christian and other rock carvings inside the King’s Cave near Blackwaterfoot on S.W. coast of the Isle of Arran, Scotland. The royal nomenclature is believed to relate to Scotland’s King Robert the Bruce although there is no evidence that the Bruce had any connection with the cave.

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Whiting Bay with Holy Isle in distance.

This evening, I am reporting on the quiet and genteel village of Whiting Bay which is located on the S.E. corner of Isle of Arran which sits off Scotland’s West Coast.

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Artist’s impression of Giants’ Graves Neolithic site, Arran, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on just one aspect of the Isle of Arran’s rich prehistoric heritage as manifested in the site  known as Giants’ Graves. This comprises two, chambered burial cairns dating from the  early Neolithic site (over 5000 years ago). The cairns are 131 feet apart and stand on a ridge overlooking Whiting Bay and the sea at a height of 394 feet.

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