The Way to Dunadd Fort

Dunadd © David Gill

The fort at Dunadd on the edge of Kilmartin is well worth the climb. The route up is well sign-posted with official Ministry ‘arrows’ that eventually take you through the main entrance.

The fort is in the guardianship of Historic Scotland.

The path to Dunadd © David Gill
The path to Dunadd © David Gill
Dunadd © David Gill
Entering Dunadd © David Gill

Among the visible remains are some of the internal structures. This formed part of a major regional centre c. AD 600.

Dunadd © David Gill

The view from the top is more than rewarding looking out over Moine Mhôr towards the Crinan canal.

Moine Mhôr from Dunadd © David Gill


Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent, and an Academic Associate in SISJAC at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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