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This is a huge Pictish carved stone:21 feet tall and intricately carved

On the edge of Forres not far from Inverness is this magnificent Pictish stone that stands over 21... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jack L
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Godalming, United Kingdom
Link to Shakespeare and local history

I've only given this 4 stars because it's a bit of an oddity. There are no facilities other than a... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Robert G
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On the edge of Forres not far from Inverness is this magnificent Pictish stone that stands over 21 ft tall. On one side are detailed carvings of an ancient battle. whilst on another is a large Celtic cross. It is also carved in relief on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite an interesting artifact and the signs around it are very informative. The only thing is that there isn't a lot to it. You go to see the stone nd that's all there is so it only take 10 minutes or so at the most....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sophierose99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stone is really impressive. It is the second time that I am going to see it. We went with my granddaughter when the night was nearly done. This makes the stone a bit eerie and pleased the little girl. She qualified the Stone as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

I've only given this 4 stars because it's a bit of an oddity. There are no facilities other than a footpath for access and the stone itself is ... a large stone in a glass case, so that sums it up, sort of. However, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert G
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Well it's a stone in a glass cage with some carved symbol's. Not a lot of info around it really poor.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robertseymour3
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Remarkably tall pictish standing stone in forres on old road to findhorn. Historic Scotland with info but in a locked glass house so no touching.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iainmcleod
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I can't believe more people don't rate this a 5 star because it is an astonishing ancient monument. The carving on the 21 foot high standing stone is superb - the artistry and skill! It's a two minute detour, with easy parking right beside it,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scotlandmac
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Had seen photos of this and wondered what it was. Well preserved and informative plaque detailing likely origins of the stone and it's carvings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian C
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a huge Pictish carved stone: 6m tall and intricately carved. It is outside, housed in a glass case, so can be visited at any time. The interpretation boards are useful and informative, explaining the stone's significance

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 10 July 2018

On the edge of Forres not far from Inverness is this magnificent Pictish stone that stands over 21 ft tall. On all sides are detailed carvings of an ancient battle. This stone is said to one of a pair but so far only one has...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank robinred0
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