Ring of Brodgar, Stromness

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Take a trip through time and admire one of the oldest man-made structures on the British Isles at Ring of Brodgar. The third-largest henge in Britain, this extraordinary Neolithic monument is among the top tourist attractions in Orkney. The scenic and secluded area surrounding the stone circle provides a perfect setting for a peaceful stroll. The terrain around the monument can be rough, and it's a good idea to bring sturdy footwear and warm clothes on a windy day. Visiting the monument is free. Our Stromness driving holiday planner makes visiting Ring of Brodgar and other Stromness attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • When we were here 14 years ago I would have rated the Ring of Brodgar 5 stars. Nowadays with the cruiseships and the touringcars it is too busy during the day. Because of all the tourists the paths in...  more »
  • The astounding neolithic stone circle 100 metres in diameter is most impressive. The story boards are very helpful. All around is glorious Orkney landscape.  more »
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  • Beautiful Stone circle. It was closed off to allow the ground to recover from tourists. Good on the Orkney council to do it. This site is amazing!
  • Stunning site of major historic relevance. Guided tours available. Parking nearby.
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