Cairnpapple Hill - Historic Scotland

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One of the most important prehistoric monuments on the mainland of Scotland, Cairnpapple was used as a burial and ceremonial site from about 3000 to 1400 BC. Good views of east central Scotland may be had from the hill.

Venue Type:

Prehistoric site, Archaeological site

Opening hours

April 1 To September 30: Monday To Sunday
09:30 To Last Entry 18:00 (closes At 18:30)
October 1 To October 30: Open Monday To Saturday
09:30 To Last Entry 16:00
And Sunday 14:00 To Last Entry 16:00 (closes At 16:30)
1 November To 31st March: Closed

Admission charges

Adult £2.00
Child 50p
Concession £1.50.
Please note: Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Collection details


Cairnpapple Hill - Historic Scotland
West Lothian
no postcode



01506 634622

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