The site is the most visited place on Orkney and is frequented not just by visitors but by locals too.
Poetry Corner: Equinox
“Wind blows through the Ring of Brodgar,”
Protecting our Heritage for Future Generations
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”
Orkney Celebrates the Summer Solstice
The summer solstice this year was celebrated in Orkney at the Comet Stone, the Ring of Brodgar.
Improvements at the Ring of Brodgar
The action to address the problems created at the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney by several wet winters and rising visitor numbers has improved the conditions underfoot.
Taking Action to Save Scotland’s Historic Sites
over the last 50 years ” annual precipitation levels have increased by over 20% in Scotland and ” it is now 1°C warmer”.
Discovering Ancient People: Stone Circles and Tombs
I had only ever known about Stonehenge so to come across other stone circles that were 1000 years older than Stonehenge was great.
Concern Grows Over Condition of the Ring of Brodgar
Historic Environment Scotland are to spend a further £10,000 to try and improve conditions at the World Heritage Site, The Ring of Brodgar, Orkney.
Skara Brae Continues to Break Visitor Records
104,224 visitors went through the doors of the Skara Brae centre between April and September of this year.
Bernie Bell: Orkney Walks (with Stories) – ‘The Procession’
The Neolithic Heart of Orkney – or – ‘The Procession’