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 Stromness and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It is possible to walk around the outside of the ring, following the line of stones. It is a wild place with a variety of wild flowers growing in the vicinity, and there are spectacular views.  more »
  • Situated in the district of Stenness, in Orkney, the Ring of Brodgar is a ring of upright large flat stones that needs a little reading about before you visit. The ring has a large diameter of...  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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