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Callanish Standing Stones

Scotland
+44 1851 621422
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This ancient monument is one of the most significant archaeological spots in Scotland's Outer Hebrides.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“standing stones” (231 reviews)
“stone circle” (59 reviews)
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Scotland
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+44 1851 621422
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"standing stones"
in 231 reviews
"stone circle"
in 59 reviews
"unlike stonehenge"
in 27 reviews
"visitor centre and cafe"
in 14 reviews
"magical place"
in 27 reviews
"summer solstice"
in 12 reviews
"main circle"
in 12 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 79 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 13 reviews
"amazing site"
in 13 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 28 reviews
"gift shop"
in 36 reviews
"ancient history"
in 12 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 14 reviews
"car park"
in 38 reviews
"walk around"
in 15 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed much more than expected. Exhibition was excellent and standing stones very impressive. Really good.

Thank reno999
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An amazing sight to see & a special aura felt. Very popular location with stunning views. Shop, restaurant & toilets close by.

Thank Mary T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited Stonehenge a few years ago and having seen several smaller stone circles in Brittany, we were very curious to see the Calanais Standing Stones. From the visitor centre, we already saw glimpses of the stones. It turned out that we could access the...More

Thank Frank G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth stopping for but not as magical as I had built up in my mind. :) Too many people visiting and it was a slow day.

Thank margarbi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Other reviewers have talked about it being atmospheric and for us also it was . We were there on the summer solstice ( by chance ) and the experience was enhanced by the presence of worshippers .A reasonably steep walk up to the walls.There is...More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Callanish Stones, and I confess I only visited the main group, are well worth a visit. I'm not a Standing Stones kind of person normally, but these have something about them that made them attractive to me as a photographer and got me thinking....More

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit in two years, and while it wasn't raining this time the wind was howling off the Atlantic. Still, it didn't spoil the wonderful atmosphere of the place. Stonehenge gets more publicity but this place has been around longer. We will return, and...More

Thank JohnBoyHx
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice sunset from Callanish stones. There are three "circles", at a walking distance from each other. The biggest one is on the top of a hill, and it is got parking facilities, toilets, a small souvenir shop and a cosy cafe attended by bubbly waiters...More

Thank Girasombra
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding stonehenge-like array. Car parking dificult. In high summer it must be madness. We parked out on the roadside which must make us less than popular with the locals. Free to all visitors!!

Thank BrianElliott1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is really wonderful to be able to wander around among the stones. So glad they haven’t had to have been fenced off. The view is amazing. This is a must do in my opinion. It’s free and there is no one to rush you...More

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kmolsen10
11 March 2018|
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Response from Croftboy | Reviewed this property |
An hour and a half should cover it. Take your time outside... it’s really worth it. !
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Jennye J
24 September 2017|
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Response from 567020John | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus service around the island from Stornoway but you need to chech service times
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