Cairnpapple Hill

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Cairnpapple was used from about 3,000 BC to 1400 BC firstly as a ceremonial site then several centuries later as a burial site.

The location situated on the summit of Cairnpapple Hill with stunning views over central Scotland, and as far as Goat Fell, on Arran, on a good day.

The henge monument a good example of this rare class of neolithic ceremonial monument.

The concrete dome built to help display the Bronze-Age burials, and providing visitors with a good atmosphere in which to contemplate death and burial practice in the Bronze Age.

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Cairnpapple Hill is located 5km north of Bathgate, 2km from Torphichen.

Bus

From Bathgate train station walk 6 mins to Bathgate Soth Bridge Street at B'Wise. Take First Edinburgh bus no 474 (South Queensferry) to Torphichen, The Loan Rock Cottages - 8 mins.

Admission

Opening times (April - September):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
09:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:30

Opening times (October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
09:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:30

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£3.70£1.65£3.00

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