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Machrie Moor Stone Circles

Machrie Moor, Scotland
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Rough weather but unique site

Ophelia storm was about the hit the coast of Arran when we started the walk. 60 mph wind, but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Olivier G
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Strasbourg, France
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A mystic's delight.

If you are in Arran and love standing stones and Neolithic culture then Machrie Moor is a must. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andyhowes
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“car park” (58 reviews)
“lovely walk” (23 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ophelia storm was about the hit the coast of Arran when we started the walk. 60 mph wind, but dry! The big stones are quite unique and you cannot really imagine about how they were able to put these upright... Good easy walk with nice...More

Thank Olivier G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are in Arran and love standing stones and Neolithic culture then Machrie Moor is a must. The setting is superb being set back some way from the road with the backdrop of the mountains and the waters of the Kilbrannan Sound and the...More

Thank Andyhowes
Reviewed 6 days ago

After parking the car it was a leisurely walk although bit muddy through fields and onto the moor. Weather drizzly but hey its Scotland and well worth the visit. Interesting plaques explaining the history of the stones. Enjoyable walk. Suitable for all ages.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walk to the stones, damp path but worth it, fascinating to see the way the stones have been laid and the history behind them.

Thank Duane F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 km walk through a working sheep Farm was very rewarding. Relatively flat walk but muddy. I would definitely say this is a must do visit if you go to the isle of Arran

Thank Gayle B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking the car and walking to the stone circles in the mist and light rain produced a strange effect that made the experience seem other worldly. When the sky cleared for the standing stones views and onwards up the valley to the heather clad hills...More

Thank BK1a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a fair walk to the stone circles and standing stones but well worth the visit. It was a lovely sunny day and we enjoyed the walk. There is lots of information about the history of the circles etc - very enjoyable with lovely...More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The circles can only be reached on foot from the small carpark. The nearest is about a kilometer away on a level track and the more distant another 1.5km or so further on. Highly recommended for situation and atmosphere

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the Machrie Moor standing stones is a must for all visiting the Isle of Arran. The hike from the well-sign-posted car park will take you approximately an hour and the trail, which is largely flat, will take you through quite boggy ground;...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit approx return time to car park 1 hour. Currently decent walking boots (or wellies) required as very boggy in places. A few explanatory boards give plenty of information. Recommended.

Thank Stuart B
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