Dun Robin Broch

Original stonework still exists, including interior and exterior stonework of both internal and external walls. Chambers and the rubble filled entrance are there, but the broch is overgrown and in a ruinous state.

Not easy to find, this one. Park just off the single track road leading up to Dunrobin Glen from the A9, and follow the path through the trees. To actually find the broch itself, best you can do is take a map with you and head off into the trees below the broch. Until you're actually on top of the broch, it is unlikely you will see it. There are no paths, tracks, or signposts, and the ground is rough going. If you miss the broch, you could be in the trees for a while so don't get disorientated. If you have GPS, use it.


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Disclaimer: Some brochs were built with military defensive purpose, and as such can be situated in extremely dangerous areas, such as on the edge of cliffs and ravines. Additionally, these are Iron Age structures, most of them in ruins, and they are extremely hazardous, with crumbling stone walls and hidden chambers. Existing walls, lintels, and passages could collapse at any time. The information here is provided free but it is your responsibility to ensure its accuracy, ensure your own safety, and acquire permissions for access where necessary. Accessing brochs is done entirely at your own risk.