Ballafayle Cairn

Ballafayle Cairn

These are the remains of a Neolithic burial site believed to date from 2000 - 1500 BC. The site consists of a wedge shaped cairn, which contains stones that have been fused by heat and with a dry stone wall on one side. Cremated burials have been found in the cairn. There is a concave bank with standing stones and a paved forecourt.

Getting there

Near Ramsey in the north of the Island.

  • By car - The A2 from Ramsey and then the B19 to Ballajora. At the crossroads of the A15 turn right along a narrow road which will lead to the site.
  • By bus - Route 16 from Ramsey to Ballajora and find the narrow road at the crossroads of the A15. Walk till you pass the site.
  • By tram - Take the Electric Railway to Ballajora. Walk along the A15 till you come to the cross roads, then straight ahead along a narrow road leading past the site.
Ballafayle Cairn
Ballafayle Cairn
Ballafayle Cairn
Ballafayle Cairn
Ballafayle Cairn
Ballafayle Cairn
Ballafayle Cairn

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