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This is an extraordinary chambered cairn of unusual size. It’s about a half mile easy walk to it from the car park. You can go inside if you don’t mind a short crawl but you can stand inside. Wind-up torches are provided if you don’t...More
Lovely walk along coastline to this well preserved cairn which you can scramble into along a very low passage to the centre. no queues or charges. go in a summer evening when it can be very atmospheric !!!
We cycled to the car park and walked the half mile or so to this cairn. We had the place to ourselves except for seals and loads of turnstones and other birds. Idyllic. The tomb is well preserved and you can crawl inside which gives...More
Sanday is fabulous, you can visit historic sites and NO ONE else is there, which is something of a novelty. Drive to the end of the road, literally as it has eroded, to the little area to park up. Then a lovely walk to the...More
this wonderful reconstruction of a Neolithic chambered cairn has excellent access to the interior and wonderful views.
the original archaeological dig reconstructed the site to what was considered the original design. this makes the cairn a fabulous example.
the views from the site are truly...More
You don't need a 4x4 to drive along the track to the car parking area but the underneath of your car will be tickled by the grass in the middle of the track. I wouldn't drive along there if your car is low to the...More
This is about half a mile walk from the parking area which is only accessible using a good 4x4 as the local farmer had tipped a lot of sand from the beach on the track! There is another parking area further away which luckily we...More
Park your car at the end of the track and walk half a mile or so to this Neolithic site. There are torches in the box outside, but if it is daylight you won't need them. And in any case you'll need both hands as...More