skara brae, orkney, scotland | travel destinations in the united kingdom + ruins…

skara brae, orkney, scotland | travel destinations in the united kingdom + ruins…

Skara Brae, Orkney Islands in northern Scotland, Neolithic Settlement dating to 3180 BC to 2500 BC

Skara Brae, Orkney Islands in northern Scotland, Neolithic Settlement dating to 3180 BC to 2500 BC

Passageway, Skara Brae, Orkney Islands. Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement consisting of eight clustered houses, and was occupied from roughly 3180 BEC - 2500 BCE. Older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, it has been called the "Scottish Pompeii" because of its excellent preservation.

Passageway, Skara Brae, Orkney Islands. Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement consisting of eight clustered houses, and was occupied from roughly 3180 BEC - 2500 BCE. Older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, it has been called the "Scottish Pompeii" because of its excellent preservation.

Hoy, Orkneys, Scotland. Hoy is the second largest island in the archipelago after the Mainland. It is connected by a causeway called The Ayre to South Walls.

Hoy, Orkneys, Scotland. Hoy is the second largest island in the archipelago after the Mainland. It is connected by a causeway called The Ayre to South Walls.

thk: The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle about 6 miles north-east of Stromness on the Mainland, the largest island in Orkney, Scotland. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Wikipedia

thk: The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle about 6 miles north-east of Stromness on the Mainland, the largest island in Orkney, Scotland. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Wikipedia

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland.  #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland. #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

The Orkney Islands are located North of Scotland. They are home to many ancient sites including Stone Rings (Ring of Brodgar, Stenness), neolithic villages (Skara Brae) and chambered cairn. Nature is also well preserved with beautiful sea cliffs, white sa

Orkney Islands, Scotland - Ancient sites and Natural Wonders

The Orkney Islands are located North of Scotland. They are home to many ancient sites including Stone Rings (Ring of Brodgar, Stenness), neolithic villages (Skara Brae) and chambered cairn. Nature is also well preserved with beautiful sea cliffs, white sa

One pinner said...Favorite place to visit in Scotland - Orkney Islands. Reason? Puffins!

One pinner said...Favorite place to visit in Scotland - Orkney Islands. Reason? Puffins!

The Italian Chapel, Isle of Orkney, Scotland. This chapel was built by Italian prisoners of war using any available cheap material, inside paintings of the Virgin Mary  and plasterwork mimics the incredible Italian cathedrals.

The Italian Chapel, Isle of Orkney, Scotland. This chapel was built by Italian prisoners of war using any available cheap material, inside paintings of the Virgin Mary and plasterwork mimics the incredible Italian cathedrals.

Stones of Brodgar, Orkney, Scotland | David May © All rights reserved

Stones of Brodgar, Orkney, Scotland | David May © All rights reserved

Skara Brae - Orkney Islands, Scotland Never been here, desperate to visit it though

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Skara Brae - Orkney Islands, Scotland Never been here, desperate to visit it though

Noop Head Lighthouse. Westray Orkney. One of the best places to see Puffins in…

Noop Head Lighthouse. Westray Orkney. One of the best places to see Puffins in…

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