Old Scatness, Sumburgh

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  • The Old Scatness ruins was an unplanned stop in our one day itinerary. We saw a signage on the road side and decided to drop by. Our group was welcomed by an enthusiastic Scottish lad who was on duty ...  more »
  • Even though much of the site is excavated this is work in progress. It is only open to the public on Fridays and I was fortunate to be able to visit while on Shetland. The Neolithic site is challengin...  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.
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