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Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn, Kirkwall
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Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn is located in Kirkwall. By using our Kirkwall family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn and other attractions in Kirkwall.
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  • Visited Cuween on our way home to our Kirkwall holiday house, after visits to two other historic sites. Having persuaded my wife that the distance from car park to cairn was less than it really is, I ...  more »
  • A splendid Neolithic tomb. From this site you can see Neolithic, Pict and Viking tombs, habitations, and standing stones for miles around. 
  • Cuween Hill Tomb is similar in form to Maeshowe but is not so spectacular. However it provides a good example of an Orkney neolithic tomb and, as the visit is not guided, you can spend as long as you ...  more »