Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement, Sumburgh

4.8
Must see · Ruin · Historic Site
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  • A bit of a wow for a walk-around visit. Access near the Sumburgh Hotel. The Site is open to visitors although the office facilities are still closed. It’s a rather surreal mix of time lines within.....  more »
  • Parking is behind the Sumburgh Hotel and access easy for most. Definitely a must do. The visitor centre was shut, but we were still able to access the site via the side gates .There are info boards...  more »
  • I visited while the interpretive center was still closed due to COVID-19. The site was still open to walk around and explore the site which was fascinating. Definitely worth a stop.  more »
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  • A very well preserved site of Neolithic history, detailing living arrangements from 4000 years ago. Admission price includes an audio guided tour, which was very helpful in explaining what you could see. It is located next to the Sumburgh Hotel, who, helpfully, make their facilities available to Jarlshof visitors. They also do nice snacks and meals from 12.00. It is a very interesting site, and offers many photographic opportunities.
  • Fascinating place, audio guide is excellent. Would be 5 stars were it not for the unsmiling, gruff man at reception! Not a good meet and greet experience, especially for all the tourists coming every day.
  • fantastic, had a recorded guide around the site, very informative. highly recommended very well preserved! proper pathways. excellent
  • This is a fantastic place and you have to admire the resourcefulness. Great that you can actually get into the different parts of this site.
  • Just amazing.... layers and layers of history and the audio guides were really informative

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