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Callanish Standing Stones

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This ancient monument is one of the most significant archaeological spots in Scotland's Outer Hebrides.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is actually one of the most significant stone circles in the U.K. You're allowed to walk through the site and right up to the stones, making it quite an impressive experience. Kids love it though if you have your kids with you, this might...More

Thank Edmo1066
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was well worth finding the Stones - they are so interesting. There is also a nice cafe serving good food and a gift shop.

Thank sheenahall1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Callanish Standing Stones the day we got to Lewis and the weather wasn't great however, the low misty rain added to the attraction of the stones.

Thank John1234569
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was pouring rain when we visited the stones but it only added to the atmosphere of the scene. Worth visiting, only a short walk from car park and free. The stones were erected in the late Neolithic era and were a focus for ritual...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on a Sunday when the visitors center was closed. We were still able to walk around the standing stones. The toilet facility was open and had a donation box. The outdoor seating area was available and nicely covered so got out the camp...More

Thank Simple18
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A short walk up from the parking area and visitor centre gives you remarkable free access to a significant stone circle dating back some 4,000 years to the Neolithic period. It is a privilege to walk amongst these stones still standing, and others in the...More

Thank ToursJones
Reviewed 4 days ago

We called into this historic site having visited the Ring of Brodgar in the Orkneys on many occasions as we never tired of this kind of ancient monument. Callanish did not disappoint and we very much enjoyed our visit. Blessed with good weather and not...More

Thank Jaytee41
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth visiting this historical site. The views are stunning. FREE ENTRY. There is also a cafe and small shop at the visitors centre. Plenty of parking.

Thank milnedtx00
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The stones are well worth a visit. Parking is free and there is no charge to see the stones. There is a gift shop and a cafe do you can stop for a bite to eat or a quick drink if you like. It's amazing...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderful place to visit, you can touch the stones and feel the energy surrounding them. There is a very informative map you can look at showing an aerial view of the stones. A great gift shop and a tea room. A must visit if...More

Thank FinFinalay
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30 July 2017|
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Response from LabmeisterII | Reviewed this property |
Time wide, flying is my guess, but a likely high cost. The ferry from Ullapool is likely another route, but a lot of time on the boat- and they don't run frequently. Maybe better for another trip- this is really a 2-5 day... More
Megan F
31 March 2017|
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Response from Gavin W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan, Make sure you read the timetables as they also have tidal issues which can disrupt the ferry services. It is also worth downloading the Calmac app to keep yourself up to date with any ferry issues as there have... More
Scott F
28 February 2017|
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Response from JohnofHalifax | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's great early in the dawn and late at night.