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Corrimony Chambered Cairn

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Address: National Grid Reference: 26, NH 383 303 | Glen Urquart, 8.5m West of Drumnadrochit off the A831, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TJ, Scotland
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I was too scared to climb inside, especially as it was icy and I didn't want to get dirty, but definitely worth a look.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
amysradar
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Lake District, United Kingdom
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Lake District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was too scared to climb inside, especially as it was icy and I didn't want to get dirty, but definitely worth a look.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see the history, then go. I was glad I saw it. It was an amazing sight. But that's all that's there. You drive out there -- it's accessible and easy to find. You stay for a bit, and you drive back to Drumnadrochit. If you're in the area--- GO ... if you're making a special trip... More 

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Thank MEYoung
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

When you take it at face value - it's a beautiful scene. The stones and the trees create a magical feeling atmosphere (probably more so cause it was around sunset when we went). When you know that it's a burial sight it's a little creepy but I suppose in a "it's all history" way. I just feel weird walking around... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This site is worth an interesting detour if driving out that area. Informative board tells you about the history and you can walk around it and scramble inside.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Seeing how the design/layout of the chambers was aligned with the winter solstice was amazing. We were fortunate enough to see the ruins near the winter solstice so it was easy to see how the alignment worked

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Just found this on the way to a work site. Stopped to have a look. The information board by the gate is excellent. Amazing to learn that a structure built 4000 years ago is still (almost) intact.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Corrimony Cairns are worth a visit and only minutes off the Drumnadrochit to Cannich road, setting in a field surrounded by sheep with a small stream running along side of the cairns. The small cairn is over 4000 years old and the standing stones ringing the cairn are still intact. I had the place completely to myself. If you... More 

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Thank Raven4041
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere at Corrimony has to be experienced to be believed. It's slightly off the beaten track, but is a real 'Must Not Be Missed'

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Thank PeterL_Sussex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very good place to visit, very close from Drumnadrochit, is free to enter and you only need 15-20 mins, good spot if you are driving along that area. There are many lovely town around if you want a snack.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

After a bad experience at Urquhart Castle, I wanted to take my children somewhere quiet to chill out. I'm an archaeology student, and so I had been doing some research before we left Australia for our holiday. This cairn was everything I wanted it to be. Quiet, interesting and without hordes of tourists with selfie sticks! There are cup marks... More 

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