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Address: Chanonry Point, Fortrose, Scotland

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interesting - could make more of the story

this was interesting but I found myself struggling to remember the tales for my partner who knew nothing of the Brahan Seer; more information would be useful

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Rory561
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Windsor, United Kingdom

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Marseilles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I, a long time ago, going through an old box of books, came across the Brahan Seer prophesies. I read it, and didn't really think much of it. Years later, we visited Chanonry point and there it was, the stone and story of the Brahan seer! Awesome! Not much to see, but not a bad place at all!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

this was interesting but I found myself struggling to remember the tales for my partner who knew nothing of the Brahan Seer; more information would be useful

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Thank Rory561
Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Brahan Seer was allegedly a mystic who could foresee the future by looking through a hole in a small white stone. Unfortunately, he gave an unwelcome prophecy and was burnt in a tar barrel for his troubles. There is a moral in there somewhere.

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Thank Ian B
Driffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went to Chanonry Point to see the Dolphins again. Since we was here last year the point has had a makeover. In my opinion the carpark may look 'pretty' but it is smaller than previously! There are now 2 disable bays when 3 cars could actually park in that space, still enabling disable people to get in and out... More 

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Thank Samantha M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is a simple stone monument with a couple of signs giving a clear explanation of what its about, its the setting of Chanonry Point that is the attraction, and worth it, see separate review!

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Thank Matthew S
Inverness, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

It was just a big stone which was set in concrete at a car park. The pupils of the local school put it there in the 70s to commemorate the burning of a local mistic at the behest of local aristocracy 200 or 300 years ago.

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Thank Paul M
Los Altos, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

More than the monument and the story behind it, what we loved was the splendid looking lighthouse nearby and the view. Unbelievable sunshine for a Dec day.

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Fortrose, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

Just a plaque but it is on Chanonry point where you can watch the local Bottle Nosed Dolphins. Check out the review for Chanonry Point.

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Thurso
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

Windy walk around Chanonry Point, great for getting rid of the cobwebs. No dolphins tho'. Wasn't aware of the Brahan Seer story until I came here.

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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2012

We visited this by accident. It was the location and views of the area that drew us. The monument itself is underwhelming with little extra info available on hand regarding the seer directly.

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