Drumtrodden Standing Stones
Drumtrodden Standing Stones are situated in
Galloway southwest Scotland, 25 miles southeast
of Stranraer, 58 miles southwest of
Dumfries, 2 miles east of Port William village.
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
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
The largest stone, in the third image, fell
over around 2011, leaving just the east stone