Things to do in Newcastleton Scottish Borders
Archaeological-Sites in Scotland
Description: A small stone circle erected between 5000 and 4000 years ago, as a place of ceremonial worship and perhaps burial.
Lord Soules of Hermitage Castle is said to have been wrapped in lead and boiled to death here.
Situation – OS ref: NY 517973
How to get there:
By car: Along a footpath leading east from the B6399 Newcastleton to Hawick Road, between the Hermitage Castle turn off and Whitropefoot. About 1 ½ mile walk from the road.
By public transport: As above from the regular, if intermittent, bus service from Newcastleton to Hawick.
Seasonal opening details:
During daylight hours.
Close to Hermitage Castle and Chapel.
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