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Kilmartin Glen - Scotland’s prehistoric theme park

Anyone who roams Scotland’s hills will be well used to encountering ancient burial chambers and cairns.  They cap the summits of many a Scottish hill, although more often than not you’re completely unaware of the fact.

Take Carnethy Hill in the Pentlands, or Tinto just a little farther south.  Both hills are grassy and yet they both terminate in wonderfully rocky fashion by virtue of thousands of small stones and boulders.  As we make our way precariously up those final few metres, trying to avoid a wobble or a sprain, how often do any of us consider just how they got there?

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