Old Scatness, Sumburgh

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  • 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.
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  • 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 »
  • A great site showing shetland's ancient past. Enthusiastic tourguide brought it to life. Loved the replica buildings  more »

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