Ring of Brodgar, Stromness

4.6
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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  • Magnificent and eerie place with such an extraordinary history.Loved it and fabulous to photograph. Will be back.  more »
  • Pretty impressive too. The ditch around the stones was dug out of rock. So, it has not been filled in like so many other ditches at stone circles. The center of the stone circle was closed when we wer...  more »
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  • Amazing place. Better than Stonehenge!! It has an atmosphere all its own. Just avoid when the coach tours are there. Early morning or evenings are best. Mind you coach tours are only there for 15 to minutes - worth waiting until they have gone.
  • Free parking, no direct access to stones. A guided tour is best, daily at 1pm. Atmospheric and in a breathtaking location. Best in good weather.
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