Brough Of Birsay, Birsay

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#2 of 15 in Parks in Orkney Islands
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  • From 10 to 15 leads to the island via a mixture of rocks and concrete walkway leading from the small car park at the visitor center. After paying the ticket (Explorer pass preferable to individual entries for the individual attractions) you can explore a small settlement Vikingo well preserved. Going up the Hill you reach the lighthouse from which you have a splendid view. Do the complete tour of the island takes just over half an hour admiring beautiful cliffs. Must leave the island before the tide goes back. Highly recommended back in the evening when the tide was passing by and enjoy the new landscape lived a few hours earlier in "medium" in the sea.
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  • Previous reviews say it all: this is a must-do visit. For history buffs the Pictish/Norse/medieval monastery site is fascinating - a real sense of "by the ocean of time". But the island is much more t...  more »
  • The first thing I must say is CHECK THE TIDE TIME You can only cross 2 hours either side of low tide And people do genuinely get stuck. However if you arrive 2 hrs before low tide the causeway will be...  more »

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