£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
“reading of the St. Magnus Graffiti Project got me thinking about all the graffiti I’ve noticed on the stones at the Ring of Brodgar “
“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. “
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In a recent visitor survey 53% of respondents said they chose Orkney as a destination because of the archaeology it has
At the Ring of Brodgar – Name that fungi number 10
The site is the most visited place on Orkney and is frequented not just by visitors but by locals too.
“Wind blows through the Ring of Brodgar,”
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”