“For someone who’s built the first astronomically aligned stone circle in the British Isles for over 3000 years, my growing acquaintance with them has been a long-drawn-out process. “
Inspired by the structures and passageways at the iconic Neolithic village of Skara Brae, Zoe Davidson is launching her new Skara Brae Collection at the Royal Highland Show on 23rd June 2022.
“I looked closer and saw that the image on the wall was an aerial view of the Balfour”
The model, available to view on Sketchfab, allows virtual visitors an immersive digital experience of the Neolithic settlement, including the opportunity to gain virtual access to House 7
Proposals have been put forward on the development of Orkney’s World Heritage Site – known as The Heart of Neolithic Orkney which comprises the Maeshowe tomb, The Standing Stones of Stenness, The Ring of Brodgar and the village settlement of Skara Brae.
“Skara Brae, Skaill House in the back ground and Skaill Bay to the left in this picture by Bill Friskin”
The Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces in Kirwall have reopened to visitors for guided tours.
Those under 16 years of age will get free access to ticketed sites managed by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) this summer.
“I’d had a bad night – didn’t sleep much – so we thought a gentle stroll along the sand at Skaill Bay would be just right “
18th April is World Heritage Day