£300,000 is to be spent at the Stones of Stenness, in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney to upgrade car parking facilities and improve the pathways network.
It was only a few days ago that one of the standing stones at Orkney’s ancient Ring of Brodgar was vandalised in the most recent case of graffiti to appear on them
The Kirkwall town improvements have uncovered the remains of Kirkwall’s Castle and kept Orkney’s archaeologists busy over the last few days.Kirkwall’s Castle Coastal erosion at Newark Bay has revealed more of a […]
“How come I was slim and healthy in my twenties?”is the title of an event open to the public in Kirkwall tonight 26th March 2019.
The Neolithic World was “a world where nothing is stable or static, materials and substances are able to leak and flow.”
“It took a while for anyone to notice, then Prof. Colin Richards noticed, that the types of stone used at the Ring of Brodgar, were different, as you work your way round the circle. “
“Recently, I’ve been thinking about various kinds of maps. “
“I was getting over a cold, had little energy, and so, wanted a gentle toddle rather than a strenuous stomp. So, I bethought myself of Lochside Viewpoint, in Harray.”
“thinking about how that word is used – ‘science’ – and what that means, today, and in relation to what we can see of the cultures of ancient societies.”
The site is the most visited place on Orkney and is frequented not just by visitors but by locals too.