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Reviewed 2 February 2019

Tis is a place to visit when the Heather is blooming as there is Heather all around he Ring. It is also a very open site, so hopefully the sky is cooperative for good photography, which I have had. The last time there were thin...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yrneh1
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Not much to be seen, excavations are in progress. The site was covered with plastic and car tyres when I visited.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Akxsel
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Fantastic walk seeing the ring on Brodgar but do wear suitable shoes/boots There is also the RSPB reserve which you can walk around

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carole A
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Again, a fascinating structure, from long ago. There is no explanation for these, but interesting guesses. You can walk around them, touch them, meditate among them. well worth going.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken L
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Easy to access by car and bus, this is a must-see site when visiting Orkney. The setting is a memorable as the site and one finds oneself imagining the circumstances and logistics of getting so many large stones there. The paths are good and there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The Ness of Brodgar is a historic find located on the Orkney Islands. Located between the Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Stennes ,this is still a live archaeological site with loads more to discover. During the summer months you can go on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mordred7
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The Ness of Brodgar is so incredible! It's a huge archeological site, where every day the crew find artifacts, some 5000 years old! We were there in August on the last day of the dig. If you go to Orkney next summer you definitely need...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 352maryanned
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great visit, site is well marked with information boards. Bus from Stromness drop off point excellent. Not far to walk onto further sites.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kas703
Reviewed 21 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pakabay
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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