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The Roadside Cross has Pictish symbols on one side and Christian symbols on the other.

The people of northern Scotland in the Dark Ages were known as the Picts – a name given to them by... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
John M
Lyon, France
A great scenic detour between Dundee and Aberdeen

The stones are located on the main road through the village with one located in the churchyard... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2019

The people of northern Scotland in the Dark Ages were known as the Picts – a name given to them by the Romans meaning the ‘painted - tattooed ones'. The village of Aberlemno was an important Pictish centre in Angus and boasts four monumental Pictish...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were blown away by this little village and the treasures it contains. We loved it and then went for a walk up to the iron age fort on Turin Hill. Just amazing and a must see

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Truly amazing to see! The Church stone is amazing in the cemetery. The three by the road are also fascinating! Well worth the detour if on your way to Stonehaven Castle.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

These are three standing stones on one side of the road and another standing in front of the town church, perhaps a half mile away. They are Pictish and some information is provided via a small sign. There is a small parking area available. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The stones are located on the main road through the village with one located in the churchyard surrounded by a small fence. The stones along the road can be reached from a gravel car park, be cautious as the road can actually be quite busy....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank orrc1601
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I were touring around the nearby area on Easter Sunday, 16th April, so made a slight detour to Aberlemno to visit the stones. There is a nice free car park situated just across the road from the roadside stones. Within the car...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see such old Pictish stones but they are boarded up in winter. There are some information boards with what is known about them. Worth stopping if you are passing but not worth a detour.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Planned a recent cycle route to pass through Aberlemno and visit the stone carvings, perhaps get a photo etc, on a beautiful November day. After 15km I reached the village, but incredibly dissapointed to find every single stone is now boxed in completely by solid...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 16 August 2016

There is a church with parking in the back and the stone is in the grave yard. Very nice the original. Then at the Elementary School is a reconstructed stone from the original the cemetery, but with perfect carvings. But down the road from the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The roadside and graveyard stones are three of the most iconic Pictish Stones. Highly recommended for any Pictish enthusiast. The stones are covered over in the winter time by wooden boxes to protect them from the elements, so visit during the summer months to avoid...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Murno
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