Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, Stromness

#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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  • Just behind the Standing stones of Stennes , you find this settlement. Very well preserved. Interesting site.  more »
  • Consisting of a number of roundhouses, presumably the main house, guest rooms and granny flat, the Barnhouse Neolithic settlement must have been one of the most desirable properties in its time with.....  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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