Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, Stromness

4.6
#8 of 14 in Historic Sites in Mainland
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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  • Barnhouse is slightly overshadowed by its neighbours but nonetheless is a pretty amazing neolithic village. foundations of a couple of cottages and a larger public building, pleasant location, and 2 m...  more »
  • I am sure that many people drive past here without knowing it is there. This is a real shame. Situated just behind the impressive standing stones of stenness the barnhouse settlement shows Neolithic d...  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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