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Clava Cairns

Clava Cairns

Prehistoric Site, free entry

Contact

Historic Scotland

01667 460 232

Address

Balnuaran of Clava,
near Culloden,
Inverness-shire,
IV2 5EU

Details

Clava Cairns is the site of an exceptionally well preserved group of prehistoric burial cairns that were built about 4,000 years ago. The Bronze Age cemetery complex comprises of passage graves, ring cairns, kerb cairn, standing stones in a beautiful setting and the remains of a chapel of unknown date.

The three well-preserved cairns each have a central chamber. But while the two outer cairns have entrance passages, the chamber of the central one is completely enclosed. The outer kerb of each cairn is well defined by large boulders, and each is surrounded by a ring of standing stones.

Accepts groups

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: NH 745449  Lat: 57.47702 Long: -4.09302

Parking: free

Facilities

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