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George Young – 2 1/4 miles would take …

Comment posted Argyll and the Isles’ Secrets Collection: The Brainport Alignment by S.White.

George Young – 2 1/4 miles would take you to the calendrical site, there and back, from Minard. But there is such a network of paths that you could easily double that distance. One detour I would recommend would be to Oakbank, which overlooks Brainport Bay. So take a camera, and a picnic lunch, and make a day of it.

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