Saints and Stones: Callanish VIII (Cleitir)

Callanish VIII, known in Gaelic as Cleitir, is a semi-circle of four large stones on the edge of a cliff on the south of the island of Great Bernera. The cliff-edge axis of the circle has a diameter of about 65 feet.

The tallest stone is almost 10 feet high.

About Callanish VIII

Megalithic Portal: Calanish VIII (Cleitir)
Ancient Scotland: Calanais VIII
Wikipedia: Callanish VIII
Wikipedia: Stone Circle

Journey to Callanish VIII

Callanish VIII is located off the B8059 at the northern side of the Great Bernera Bridge on Great Bernera in Lewis, Western Isles, Scotland.

Streetmap UK (NGR NB164342)

Visitors Information

Visitors information may be found at the Calanais Visitor Centre website. General tourist information for the Isle of Lewis may be found on the Visit Hebrides website.

Additional Photos of Callanish VIII

Great Bernera Bridge near Callanish VIII
Approaching Callanish VIII
Callanish VIII
Stones Overlooking Loch Barraglom
Single Stone
Two Stones
Small Stone
Callanish VIII

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