Dunadd Fort

Nestled amid the southern reaches of Kilmartin Glen lies a majestic rocky outcrop, home to Dunadd Fort – a site steeped in history and intrigue. Once a formidable Iron Age stronghold, this regal bastion went on to become the nerve center for Gaelic kings between the 500s and 800s AD. A natural marvel, Dunadd Fort stands proudly atop a series of terraces, its ancient stone walls whispering tales of power and ambition. The fort’s rocky summit reveals a unique archaeological record, including carved human footprints thought to have been used in the inauguration ceremonies of new rulers. As the cradle of Scotland’s earliest settlers, Dunadd Fort offers an unparalleled journey through time, captivating visitors with its awe-inspiring presence and rich historical legacy.

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