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First, the facts. At 104 metres in diameter the Ring of Brodgar is the third largest circle of its kind in Great Britain. It is so large that it is hard to fit all of the 27 surviving stones in … Continue reading
Before construction of the pyramids began on the plains of Giza, before the first monolith was raised at Stonehenge, a small community of people were living in an interconnected series of stone walled buildings on a spit of land overlooking the … Continue reading
Orkney is truly remote. A flight from Edinburgh or Glasgow takes an hour, the ferry from Aberdeen six hours. The shortest crossings are by ferry from Gills Bay or Scrabster on the far north coast of the mainland, an hour … Continue reading