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This little stone circle used to be much bigger, but a farmer in the 1800s got tired of tourists and started blowing up the stones. HOW CRAZY IS THAT?!?!?! It's such a shame that he did, but at least someone stopped him before he got...More
It makes no sense to visit the Ring of Brodgar and not come here if you have a car. While you can stay in the car and get a great view, it is always best to walk about and see the stones from difficult angles....More
There is no visitor centre here and it is free to view, you can just wander round as much as you like. The site is clearly well maintained and there are information boards that help you understand the stones and their context in history. Just...More
This stone circle is less complete than the nearby Ring of Brodgar. Most people that are driving this way will see it, as it's only a few yards from the road. Make the small effort to get out of your car and walk around! It...More
The off road parking for this is miserable. However, once you are past that, this henge is quite magical. The barn house Neolithic settlement is only 400 meters away. When I was there a pagan group were hugging the stones and crying, ha, which I...More
I am torn as to how to rate this site. It deserves five stars for its place in ancient history. It deserves three stars, because there is no real car park for the site. We were traveling in a coach bus, and there is no...More