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Browsing Posts in Standing Stones of Stenness



Ring of Brodgar, Orkney

This evening, I am posting images and information on five important World Heritage Sites in Scotland.

Orkney

Orkney, in the north of Scotland, contains one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W.Europe. Sites include Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar, Stones of Stennes and Maes Howe.

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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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