Explore Trips To Scotland, Orkney Islands, and more!

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 at Skara Brae in the Orkney Islands. Skara Brae is a stone built…

Papa Westray - Visit Orkney - Information on the Orkney Islands and places of interest

Papa Westray - Visit Orkney - Information on the Orkney Islands and places of interest. Very cool, older than Scara Brae

Mousa, Shetland, Scotland. The mother of all Iron Age brochs, on an island off the coast of Shetland.

Eigg Perfect example of a tiny, friendly Hebridean island with a golden beach to lie on, a hill to climb and stunning views across the sea to its

Original Exit from the Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn, Mainland, Orkney, Scotland (J. Demetrescu 2010)

Original exit from the Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn, Mainland, Orkney, Scotland

Ring of Brodgar, Scotland. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

Ring of Brodgar, Orkneys Scotland. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

Skara Brae is a stone Neolithic settlement on the island of Mainland in the Orkneys.   It was inhabited from roughly 3150 to 2500 B.C.  It is the most intact Neolithic settlement in Europe, gaining it UNESCO World Heritage Site status and the nickname of “Scottish Pompeii”.

Skara Brae is a stone Neolithic settlement on the Orkneys. It was inhabited from roughly 3150 to 2500 B. It is the most intact Neolithic settlement in Europe, gaining it UNESCO World Heritage Site status and the nickname of “Scottish Pompeii”.

Standing stones, Orkney Island

Standing stones, Orkney Island--With the Loch of Horray in the background.

The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle 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

Orkney, Scotland - Ring of Brodgar. My family tree has been traced back to Henry Sinclair, Earl of Orkney in the I want so much to go there.

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