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Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Stromness, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is just so much neolithic history on Orkney, along with the more recent (relatively) viking & medieval eras and much of the discovery & learning is centre on the Ness of Brodgar. The site is situated just between the Standing Stones of Sterness and...More

Thank pakabay
Reviewed 4 days ago

This attraction is open and free to visit. Just off the 'main' road it is easy to find. The site has informative sign boards so there is no need to pay a tour guide.

Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place which will repay many visits over the coming years as more archaeology is revealed from this major site.

Thank Eddiehump
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The enthusiasm of the archaeologists, the sheer amount of information and material they’ve uncovered - although still in the early stages- and the proximity to the other great Neolithic sites in the vicinity made this site truly memorable and meaningful. It will be very exciting...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved visiting this dig, there was a sense of something exciting waiting to be found. We went on an Open Day, just before it was closing for the winter season, where the finds will be covered up. One of the archeologists made us laugh, when...More

Thank wisegirlLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ness of Brodgar is a fairly new historic find in the Orkney Islands. They do offer tour with a lot of great information. Located between the Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Stennes.

Thank SearsPoints
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the sites on Orkney beat Stonehenge into a cocked hat but it is so cool being able to see the progress and amazing discoveries they are making here - this is our that's visit

Thank KIlsythLiz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I left the T1 bus to catch the final 1pm talk of the season and was so glad. The dig has uncovered enough information to increase my appreciation of neolithic man's development. How could he have built such fine buildings 5000 or so years ago?...More

Thank DickTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any visit to Orkney would be wasted if a few days is not planned to see the many ancient and in some cases, unique Archaeological discoveries in this World heritage Site. Many are within a few miles of each other. These include the smorgasbord of...More

Thank RetireeBob
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a free one day at the Ness of Brodgar and it was fabulous, we were shown various excavations in progress and had the discoveries explained in layman’s terms, all in our party loved it. And although we were not charged anything , donations...More

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Response from Connie R | Reviewed this property |
I am going to say YES. I saw dogs everywhere on various sites. I don't recall seeing any signs saying no dogs.
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