Standing Stones

Several very impressive single standing stones survive in striking locations, possibly covering burials or marking access points to significant areas of landscape. They appear to date from the Bronze Age (second millennium BC).

Map of Aberdeenshire showing the locations of standing stones  1 - Candle Stane 2 - Lang Stane O'Craigearn 3 - Camus's Stone

1. Candle Stone

3 - miles NW of Ellon. 2 miles from Ellon, on B 9005, just W of bridge over Ebrie Burn, turn N on minor road and in 1 - miles park at School. Stone is visible on W of road.

2. Lang Stane O'Craigearn

5 - miles SW of Inverurie. About 2/3 mile SW of Kemnay, on B993, turn S onto minor road. Stone is in field to E of road, about 150 m from the junction, behind a house.

3. Camus's Stone

5 miles NW of Elgin. On B9012 1/3 mile S of junction with B9040 and - mile W of Duffus, turn W onto track to Inverugie: stop at steading. Stone in edge of tree belt beyond steading.