What an amazing place. Recommend you get here early . Visitor centre and nearby House also worth some time
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Really interesting and informative museum/site. Helped me understand the past civilisations resident on Orkney. The short video, reconstruction of the village house and interactive displays all helped me understand what I was looking at when I went out to the reclaimed site. Lovely cafe with...More
We were lucky to visit Skara Brae on a gloriously sunny day. The Visitors' Centre is excellent, displaying hundreds of extraordinary small finds (and it has a good restaurant and gift shop too). The modern reconstruction of the Skara Brae site provided a good insight...More
I wish we had scheduled a longer stay in the Orkney's to explore the historic sites more! I now want to find out more about this amazing site.
Amazing place to see - very friendly welcome at reception - our dogs were welcome to come with us all round the site - plenty of parking - had great visit.
Located on the coast of the North Sea, this is a beautiful place to visit, and there is a ton of history to be learned. One interesting tidbit is that this may be the oldest human habitation site on the British Isles. In other words,...More
I can't begin to express what Skara Brae means to me. It is truly the most magical place and should be on everyone's bucket list. I have visited twice now and will return, if it wasn't for family I would move to Orkney so that...More
This is a really interesting a well presented historic site and is worth visiting even in poor weather. You start at the excellent visitor centre with a film and artefacts that explain the settlement. You can then go into a recreation of one of the...More