Stone Circles

On this page you can view the Recumbent and Standing Stone Circles. 

For more suggestions of sites to visit, view our Stone Circle trail (PDF 2.32MB).



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.


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

11 miles W of Peterhead. On B9029 1 - miles W of OldAikey Brae Stone Circle 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 Aquhorthies

Easter Aquhorthies stone circles3 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.



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

Midmar Kirk Stone Circle10 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

Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle5 miles NW of Inverurie. A large stone circle.


Mulloch Wood - The Nine Stanes

Mulloch Wood Nine Stanes Stone CircleAbout 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.



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



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.

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.

Strone Hill

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


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.

Brankham Hill

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