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Browsing Posts in Ring of Brodgar



Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England.

This evening, I am focusing on, arguably,  the world’s most famous stone circle , namely Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. This is not the largest such site in the British Isles  but is certainly the most enigmatic and should be viewed in context of the local landscape which is rich in sites from prehistory. Stonehenge is deemed to be of such importance that it has been awarded World Heritage status.

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Barnhouse Neolithic Site, Orkney with Loch Harray in distance.,

This evening, I am posting information on the Barnhouse Prehistoric Settlement on Orkney, Scotland. This is sited by the shore of Loch of Harray, Orkney Mainland, Scotland and in close proximity to other important Neolithic sites such as Maes Howe, Stones of Stennes and Ring of Brodgar.

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Scottish Thistles at Stones of Stenness, Orkney

Today, we focused on the rich historical heritage of Orkney, a group of islands off Scotland’s northern coast. The history is mainly focused on the Neolithic and Viking periods (about 4000 years apart). Scenery was also fascinating with rural, coastal and loch (lake) views supplemented with wildlife such as seals, swans, geese, ducks and other birds. Weather was favourable, being mainly dry throughout the day.

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