Dunadd Fort, Lochgilphead

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  • Very slippery and without protection, should be well shod, pay attention especially to the descent. Attention if you have children. About the site itself, it gets unless you want to trample your feet this loaded history site.
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  • Dunadd is one of the (many!) ancient capitals of Scotland, standing high on a hill overlooking the River Ad, and guarding the fertile farmland between there and Crinan. It's well signposted, and you c...  more »
  • This was my first time going up dunnad fort and we picked a sunny clear day for it . There is plenty of history about this fort and my god what beautiful views up the top i wont spoil it by telling yo...  more »
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  • It is said that this once was the home of the real King Arthur of Camelot (twisted marsh) A druid, Celtic warrior. Artúr mac Aedan of Dalriada.
  • Fairly steep, but short walk with lovely views and a great place to learn about some of Scotland's past.
  • Love the fact that this place has not been reconstructed or 'cleaned up'.
  • Historic capital of the Scots, who gave their name to Scotland. A must see if you're passing or visiting the area. Kilmartin is the richest area of pre-history on mainland Scotland going back 5,000 years. More details at Kilmartin museum 2 miles up the road.
  • One of the best historical places we visited in Scotland. It was not on our bucket list but a lady at the Kilmartin Museum told us to check it out. I'm glad we did. She said the views are what Scotland looked like a long time ago. Not only were their views very impressive but the information about the historical ruins was also very interesting.
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