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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  • We have visited the Ring of Brodgar several times in the past, but was disappointed by the latest visit. A wooden fence/barrier had been erected to keep people from getting up close to the stones...  more »
  • Bit of a walk, in motorbiking gear, from the car park to the stones. Could'nt see any information at the ring only what was available at the car park. Main path is closed for natural repairs, so just....  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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