Cairnpapple Hill is a classic and well-preserved site that provides a fascinating look into the prehistoric spirituality of the British Isles.
It has served as a place of spiritual importance and reverence for many ancient people, with a timeline stretching back to 3500BC.
The hill’s importance as a site of Neolithic significance was confirmed when a henge was constructed, around 5000 years ago. A number of cairns and burial cists were added in the Bronze Age.
Read this guide to understand the importance of religion and ritual in ancient Scotland.