” “It’s important that the public have the opportunity to have their say as we begin development of our new management plan for the site”
The Heart of Neolithic Orkney Celebrates 20 Years as a UNESCO Site
This week The Heart of Neolithic Orkney has been celebrating its 20th birthday as a World Heritage Site.
Gates at Brodgar: Conservation V Tourism
“While we recognise that fencing and gating can be visually intrusive, it has been necessary to install a robust structure to withstand the high winds in Orkney.”
‘Shining Lives: Fortunes of Fate’
In 1791, a ship called The Fortune was sailing from Skye to America. On board the ship were Highlanders who were planning to emigrate to America.
Climate Change and its Impact on the Heart of Neolithic Orkney
“There exists the potential for a single extreme event destroying part of Skara Brae”
Conserving the Heart of Neolithic Orkney
£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.
Climate Change Challenges to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney
Thursday 25th of April, the Archaeology Institute UHI will be hosting a discussion on : Climate Change and World Heritage – Orkney and Beyond.
Ring of Brodgar: Do People Really Care?
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
Ring of Brodgar Update – September 2018
The site is the most visited place on Orkney and is frequented not just by visitors but by locals too.
Protecting our Heritage for Future Generations
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”