Reblogged from The Hazel Tree:
The frost was still crisp on the grass when we ventured across the field in Glen Lonan in search of the Strontoiller stone circle.
It was one of those blissful autumn mornings, so perfect that you know it’s going to be short-lived; so you try to drink in all the blue sky and inspect every sparkling rime-fringed leaf, while all the time your footsteps are crushing some of the magic beneath them.
We had no problem finding the stones, even though Strontoiller must be one of the least noticeable stone circles I’ve ever seen. It measures about 60 feet in diameter and is made up of 30 or so rounded boulders, all of which are less than waist height. They are all very firmly earth-fast, and some of the lower ones lie hidden beneath dense cushions of grass; only if you push them with your foot can you tell a stone is there.
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