Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, Stromness

4.6
#8 of 15 in Historic Sites in Mainland
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Remnants of a Neolithic site, Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement was inhabited over 4,000 years ago. Discovered in the 1980s, this stone village offers some insight into how the ancient inhabitants of the area lived and died. Before you visit Stromness, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • As important as the better known Scara Brae, this site is a few hundred metres away from the Stones of Stenness.  more »
  • Right next to other historic attractions and well worth the walk down the path. Some great views of loch and stones.  more »
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  • Just tucked away behind Stone Circle of Stennes but a must visit sight. Well looked after and in an area of such wonder.

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