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Old Scatness Reviews
dune1899August 18, 2017
Wer Jarlshof gesehen hat, kann zur Vervollständigung auch noch Old Scatness besuchen. Jarlshof ist aber die bessere Ausgrabungsstätte. Old Scatness kann nur am Freitag besucht werden. Wer nicht auf di... more »Who has seen Jarlshof, can visit even old Scatness to complete. Jarlshof is the better archaeological site. Old Scatness can be visited only on Friday. Who isn't on the guided tour, receives no information and only the foundations and reconstructions can be viewed. The lead is not bad. But detailed the information at Jarlshof.
Peter LAugust 8, 2017
we had a great guided tour from Val Turner , a fascinating insight into life on the Shetlands 2000 years ago. The broch , roundhouse & wheelhouse are amazing. I really enjoyed the reconstruction site ... more »
hein sJune 26, 2017
A great site showing shetland's ancient past. Enthusiastic tourguide brought it to life. Loved the replica buildings more »
It was populated from 4600 BC until the 19th Century.
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