Drumtrodden Standing Stones are situated in
Galloway southwest Scotland, 25 miles southeast of
58 miles southwest of Dumfries, 2 miles east of Port
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This is known as the Whithorn Peninsular or the
Machars, with many historic attractions and
interesting villages. The drive around is 45 miles, a
full day when visiting the many attractions.
Finding the stones is by following the B7085 from
Port William to Wigtown, after just under 2 miles,
turn right onto the unmarked B7021 at a bend in the
road, A few hundred yards up this road is a sign at
the entrance to a track through a field. There is
roadside parking for a few cars, and parking up at
the stones if you have a suitable car.
The stones were placed around 3,000 years back for
an unknown reason, may have been used for religious
or ceremonial purposes..
There are also Rock Carvings in a
field 400 yards northwest, thought to be even
The largest stone, in the third image, fell over
around 2011, leaving just the east stone