Ring of Brodgar, Stromness

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Take a trip through time and admire one of the oldest man-made structures on the British Isles at Ring of Brodgar. The third-largest henge in Britain, this extraordinary Neolithic monument is among the top tourist attractions in Orkney. The scenic and secluded area surrounding the stone circle provides a perfect setting for a peaceful stroll. The terrain around the monument can be rough, and it's a good idea to bring sturdy footwear and warm clothes on a windy day. Visiting the monument is free. Our Stromness driving holiday planner makes visiting Ring of Brodgar and other Stromness attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Visit absolutely as much for vehiculee by these stones Yes magic circle by the beauty of the landscape. Then ded our passage was in restoration site (implementation of drainage)
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  • I did not appreciate the size fo r the ring from what I had seen on TV, It is an impressive structure. There is conservation work on the pathways which limit access but still work a visit  more »
  • We visited the Ring of Brodgar with a tour guide which was more informative than if we walked around on our own. Seemed similar to Stonehenge. It is incredible that people could organize a site like t...  more »
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  • One of the most amazing places. The stones are spectacular and the sheer size is difficult to understand until you are actually there. Take it all in and let your imagination run. Well maintained. Free parking. Easy walk to the stones. Once inside the Ring, the feeling is of awe. Nothing else like this, truly unigue. Part of a much larger complex being excavated.
  • Lovely place. Kept well clean and accessible for free. Worth going for the Ring, the view, and the wildlife. Can be a little muddy. Free parking nearby
  • Enjoy it, don't analyse it. Big circle, big stones, big landscape and quite old.
  • A beautiful place, peaceful and atmospheric. 5000 years old stones.
  • If you are into archaeology and especially mesolithic and neolithic sites in an untouched landscape this is the place for you...
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