Looking along the row from the east.
|Scotland||Isle of Lewis||Western Isles||NB 21286 33009|
|Lat 58.19751316 Long -6.74534555|
Simplified plan of stone alignments (black) leading towards the stone circle (red) at Callanish (Source:Google Earth).
|Type: Single||Length: 13m|
|No. of stones: 4||Size of stones: Only large|
|Orientation: 84°||Altitude: 25m|
|Upper end: Stone circle and cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) :||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Ritual landscape|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: Guardianship|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes|
Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
View from the north east.
View from the north.
View from east. The three near stones form part of the stone circle.
The stone row approaching the circle. View from north west.
View from above and north east.
Car parking is available at NB 21353 32799. A nearby visitor centre provides information on the stones and refreshments. Access to the stones is via a sign-posted path. Enjoy!
Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 223.