Unstan Chambered Cairn, Stenness

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  • Beyond a nicely maintained gate and down a walkway, seemingly in the back yard of a private home, one finds this small cairn situated on a small peninsula. Well done informational signage at all the h...  more »
  • Don't be put off by the entrance - it is only 10' long and once inside the tomb there is a modern roof with glass skylights and no problem about standing. As long as you can bend you will be fine. Goo...  more »
  • We were brought to this compact little tomb by our guide. It is free and more interesting than its more well-known neighbour (Maes Howe). The entrance is narrower but easily accessible unless you are ...  more »
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  • When I visited Unstan there were no other visitors about, I had it to myself! No where near the size of Maeshowe but much more accessible. You can see the Standing Stones across the water. Free entry. Say hello to the ponies.
  • Quintessential ancient history. Free access - unrestricted.
  • A superb early Neolithic tomb.
  • Very impressive and well preserved, in great location.
  • Free entrance to chambered burial mound right near the main attractions such as the Standing Stones of Stennes and Maeshowe.
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