“I had the idea of building a mini-broch in our garden!”
It’s the first of Brochtober!!!!!!
“Beads!!!!! The Cairns excavation is showing just how much our Iron Age ancestors liked ornament, either for themselves, or their living space………”
Orkney has more than its fair share of brochs (aka Iron Age Roundhouses). Some are in a fine state of repair, some, just grassy mounds in the landscape.
“A splendid example of a broch, most intelligently well preserved
This year, the Brochtoberfest returned to Orkney, to the St. Magnus Centre, and I was very pleased to see this, as it meant I could go along this time.