Callanish Standing Stones

Against the backdrop of their 5000 years, the stones have witnessed countless changes in the people and the landscape around them. Callanish StonesThe story tells about developing landscape, the evolving environment, a land of circles, stones, archaeology and conservation along with many other topics.

In the absence of any sure knowledge, theories as to the meaning and purpose of such stone structures abound. Many adhere to the belief that they were used in rituals relating to the moon, stars and the position of the distant hills.

Whatever inspired their construction, all agree that the experience of visiting the Standing Stones of Calanais is not to be missed.