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The Highland Pictish Trail

Our B&B in Culrain is well situated for exploring Easter Ross and Sutherland which has a significant Pictish Trail with stones at:

There are other Pictish artefacts and museums slightly further afield in places such as Dingwall, Strathpeffer, Inverness and Rosemarkie, all fairly easy to get to from our B&B.

The Picts are a mysterious people as their culture and language suddenly disappeared from Scotland. It is probable that their language was a form of Brethonic (Ancient Welsh; p-celtic), one of the two main branches of the Celtic languages. This is reflected in many placenames in Scotland.

Easter Ross Pictish Trail

Angel on Pictish Stone at Hilton of Cadboll

Easter Ross Pictish Trail

Pictish Stone at Shandwick - Protected with Glass Case

Pictish Gravemarker at Kincardine Church - Information<

Pictish Gravemarker at Kincardine Church - Information



Pictish stone in Edderton Churchyard

Easter Ross Pictish Trail

Detail on the south face of the Stone at Hilton of Cadboll

Easter Ross Pictish Trail
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