The tour that takes you to the heart of neolithic Orkney
Find out how the people of Orkney lived 5000 years ago. We take you to the stone age village of Skara Brae, the magnificent stone circles of Ring of Brodgar and Standing Stones of Stenness and the Neolithic tomb of Maeshowe.
Orkney is rich in Neolithic history and has some of the most spectacular sites in the UK. The Heart of Neolithic Orkney is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We then take a scenic drive back to your destination.
Heart of Neolithic Orkney Tour
This tour takes you through the Heart of Neolithic Orkney visiting some of the most spectacular archaeological sites in the UK and then a coastal drive with panoramic views of the beautiful Scapa Flow to discover Orkney's wartime history.
Standing Stones of Stenness - The smaller of two stone circles we will visit today, a beautiful monument built around 3100BC.
Ring of Brodgar - Stone circle and henge monument estimated to be around 5, 000 years old. Originally made up of 60 standing stones 27 remain standing today.
Skara Brae - 5000 year old stone-age village, discovered in 1850 when a great storm blew away a sand dune to reveal the village beneath. (optional visit and guided tour of Skaill House, one of Orkney's finest manor houses)
Refreshment stop at the Skara Brae cafe.
Maeshowe - a 5000 year old spectacular Neolithic chambered tomb which is home to one of the best collections of Viking Norse Runes outwith Scandinavia. (Please note that Maeshowe is a very popular at
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tour can start from a ferry terminal, airport, hotel, cruise ship port or anywhere else you request.
End location: Where you are picked up from or a pre arranged destination.
Duration: 4 hours
Ford Mondeo, 4 seats, air conditioned.
Transport in a comfortable Ford Mondeo Estate, 4 seats.
My guiding services, including site guiding.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
80 £ - for entrance fees, souvineers, food, drink and any other items.
I do not have any restrictions in regard to my guiding, I can offer a full range of experiences.