to a fascinating journey through the ancient monuments of Scotland.
On this website you can find information, images and panoramic movies of 182 sites, ranging from the earliest settlements (dating from about 3500 BC), through the stone circles and standing stones, to the defence towers called brochs, built about 2000 years ago.
To view the distribution of the sites in a particular Scottish region, click the Map section. If you prefer browsing through an alphabetical list of all sites, click List all Sites. If you don't know the meaning of a particular word, we suggest you look it up in the Glossary. If you are interested in learning more about ancient Scotland, the Bibliography lists some very good books you can find at your favourite bookshop or at your local library.
Enjoy your exploration of the Ancient Stones of Scotland!