An OS map and good footwear are strongly advised for this expedition!
“I’ve previously written of walks and days out at Birsay – it’s one of our favourite places – and so – here’s another one!”
“Strolling along the beach, towards the river, we came across a broon roond”
Dr David Griffiths of Oxford University and his team have been researching the archaeological landscapes of West Mainland.
Over the last 10 years, a dedicated sub-group of Birsay Heritage Trust volunteers have carried out clearance on the site, organised local tours and run community open days.
I was wondering if anybody knew or was related to my Spence ancestors that could help me with some information on my ancestors and their life in Birsay Orkney.
And here are some recipes you can download if you would like to try for yourself:
There may be fewer daylight hours in which to enjoy a walk but when you can – try and get out.
The RSPB wishes to purchase 39 hectares of land at Skesquoy, Birsay, Orkney.
The Brough of Birsay is a tidal island and contains the remains of a Norse settlement.