Midhowe Broch cared for by Historic Environment Scotland, is free to visit and well worth the effort to get to.
“In the midst of great change they still need the security and comfort on calling on tradition.” Martin Carruthers Archaeology Institute Orkney College UHI
“Perhaps archaeologists have been guilty of overplaying the scarcity of wood in Scotland’s Northern Isles.”
On Sunday (today) there will be a guided tour at 11am of the Broch of Gurness, now becoming increasingly popular as a tourist site.
Some of the jewellery produced was of extremely high quality
This was a time of great social change in Northern Scotland