Cairnholy II

Cardoness, Dumfries and Galloway
Chambered Cairn
Also known as Tomb of Galdus

Cairnholy, above Wigtown Bay near Dumfries, is the site of the remains of two impressive chambered cairns.

Cairnholy II, on top of a small hillock measures 20 metres by 12 metres. Legend has it that this is the tomb of the mythical king Galdus.


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Nearby Sites:

Cairnholy I

Chambered Cairn.

Less than 1km away.

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Cauldside Burn Cairn and Stone Circle

Stone Circle; Cairn.

3km away.

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Glenquicken

Stone Circle.

4km away.

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