Ring of Brodgar, Stromness

4.6
Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Mysterious Site
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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  • You can get here via a pathway from the car park across the road. The path around the stones is being preserved, so there is a fence surrounding the stones, but you can still walk around the site.  more »
  • I have been to stonehenge but this place you could get closer plus it is older. There is ample parking and a short walk across the road to the site. foot path is good and the scenary around is...  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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