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The Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae, near the dramatic white beach of the Bay of Skaill, is one of the best preserved groups of prehistoric houses in Western Europe. Uncovered by a storm in 1850, the attraction presents a remarkable picture of...more
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Skara Brea is a site of old village.
It is great, you need at least 2 hours to see it and I also recommend a walk on the sandy beach.
The tea room and souvenir shop is well worth visit too.
The colours and the...More
I wasn't sure if we should go to all of the Neolithic sites or not, but I am so glad we went. It's incredible to think of how intelligent the people had to be to think of this housing. I loved the gift shop and...More
This is another incredible place. It is a stone age village that was abandoned and filled with sand until discovered. it was underground and you can walk around and look down into the living spaces. You do get to go into one house that is...More
A classic not to be missed on Orkney, full of history and intrigue.
Unfortunately in an effort to make it too easy for the public the letters and numbers attached to the structures detract from their raw beauty and appeal.
Well worth the effort to visit this amazing ancient dwelling, visitor centre & historic house. Great reconstruction of these ancient homes and the original buildings hidden in the dunes discovered when storms revealed the dwellings in the 50s. Amazing original details of stone dressers, beds...More
This is a must-see place! Wow. The site is incredibly well-preserved, and I really appreciated the "reenactment" display you could walk through and touch. It's beautifully displayed. I appreciated that I could walk through at my own pace, without feeling rushed. Kudos to the Scottish...More