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Stone Circles

1 - Sunhoney 2 - Tomnaverie 3 - Aikey Brae 4 - Easter Aquhorthies 5 - Berrybrae 6 - Midmar Kirk 7 - Loanhead of Daviot 8 - Glassel Dam Wood 9 - Cullerlie 10 - Loudon Wood 11 - Mulloch Wood - The Nine Stanes 12 - Templestone
13 - Innesmill - Urquhart 14 - Strone Hill 15 - Balkemback 16 - Brankham Hill

View the Recumbent and Standing Stone Circles.


1. Sunhoney

9 Miles NW of Peterculter. Turn N off B9119 1 miles W of Echt at Sunhoney Farm and park without obstructing farm operations. Walk past house, through gate and follow field boundary running W for 180 m to the tree clump containing the circle.

2. Tomnaverie

About 4 miles NW of Aboyne off the B 9094 Aboyne/ Tarland road. Park at the roadside at the Ancient Monument sign, mile SE of Tarland, and walk 250 m up the track to the circle.

Aikey Brae Stone Circle3. Aikey Brae

11 miles W of Peterhead. On B9029 1 miles W of Old Deer, turn S up hill on minor road. In under mile, at the third sharp bend walk up the track for about 200m, enter field on right and head SE for small fenced enclosure on Parkhouse Hill.

Easter Aquhorthies4. Easter Aquhorthies

3 miles W of Inverurie: turn W off A96 in Inverurie, about 300m NW of junction with B9001, onto minor road. It is signposted to the site.

5. Berrybrae

7 miles S of Fraserburgh. The circle is in a clump of trees in the SW angle of the cross-roads mile S of the A952 and can be reached by a path leading S of the road running W from the cross roads to the A92 (at NK 027 572).

Midmar Kirk Stone Circle6. Midmar Kirk

10 miles NW of Peterculter. Turn N off B9119 3 miles W of Echt, signposted Midmar Kirk, and in mile park by kirkyard wall. Circle is in kirkyard.

Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle7. Loanhead of Daviot

5 miles NW of Inverurie. A large stone circle.

10. Loudon Wood

11 miles W of Peterhead: turn N off A950 about 3 miles W of Mintlaw on to a minor road to Strichen. In mile enter Loudon Wood on the right. Walk 1 mile through woods to circle. It is signposted to the site.

Mulloch Wood Nine Stanes Stone Circle11. Mulloch Wood - The Nine Stanes

About 3 miles SE of Banchory. Turn W off A957 (Slug Road) onto a minor road at bridge over Burn of Skeloch. Keep SW and in 2 miles park in Forestry Commission car park in old quarry. Circle lies about 100 m up a ride N of the road. It is signposted to the site.


8. Glassel Dam Wood

4 miles NW of Banchory. Turn off A 93 at Bridge of Canny 3 miles W of Banchory onto minor road. In 2/3 mile turn N and in 1 miles stop at private entry, cross the road and walk W along track through trees for 150 m. Circle lies in trees some 100 m S of the track.

Cullerie Stone Circle9. Cullerlie

Turn south off B9119 Aberdeen/Tarland road at Garlogie, in 250m fork left; circle lies on left of road in 1km.

12. Templestone

2 miles SE of Forres. On B9010, 250 m N of Rafford Kirk, turn E up hill on minor road for 2/3 mile to group of houses at Templestone. Walk along field boundaries immediately N of houses to stone setting, which is in within the NW corner of field, E of houses.

13. Innesmill - Urquhart

5 miles NE of Elgin. 1 mile E of Lhanbryde on A96, turn N on minor road to Urquhart. Circle lies about 1 mile north of Urquhart, at field edge in NW angle of crossroads.

14. Strone Hill

Off the B951 on the N side of the Loch of Lintrathen. Track leads N towards site past Foldend House.

15. Balkemback

In a field on the N side of minor road between Tealing and Kirkton of Auchterhouse (W of A90), about 2 miles (3.2km) W of Tealing.

16. Brankham Hill

About 175m W of farm track, which runs N from B951.