Cairnholy II
Cardoness, Dumfries and Galloway
Chambered Cairn Canmore
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.

Images ©1997 Martin McCarthy, Theasis Photography

Nearby Sites

0km Cairnholy I Chambered Cairn
3km Cauldside Burn Cairn and Stone Circle Stone Circle; Cairn
4km Glenquicken Stone Circle
13km Torhousekie Stone Circle; Stone Row
17km Boreland Stone Row
18km Drumtroddan Standing Stones
18km Drumtroddan Rock Art Cup and Ring Marks
(NB: All distances are as-the-crow-flies. Lochs, mountains and beautiful winding roads will make it further. Sometimes much further.)